Tag Archives: Competition

Radical markets: uprooting capitalism and democracy for a just society by Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl

Overview: Revolutionary ideas on how to use markets to bring about fairness and prosperity for all Many blame today’s economic inequality, stagnation, and political instability on the free market. The solution is to rein in the market, right? Radical Markets turns this thinking—and pretty much all conventional thinking about markets, both for and against—on its …
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Blue ocean strategy: how to create uncontested market space and make the competition irrelevant by W. Chan Kim, Renée Mauborgne.

Overview: This global bestseller, embraced by organizations and industries worldwide, challenges everything you thought you knew about the requirements for strategic success. Now updated with fresh content from the authors, Blue Ocean Strategy argues that cutthroat competition results in nothing but a bloody red ocean of rivals fighting over a shrinking profit pool. Based on …
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Sportswear Stores in 2015: Battle of the sexes

Passport by Euromonitor has just published “Sportswear Stores in 2015: Battle of the Sexes”, an analyst’s opinion that provides data on women and the sportswear stores industry. As with every pocket of opportunity in apparel, the competition has intensified, and the category’s major players are constantly revising their strategies to keep consumers coming back for more. For example, the closing …
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The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as Fast as Your Business by Rita McGrath

Overview: Are you at risk of being trapped in an uncompetitive business? Chances are the strategies that worked well for you even a few years ago no longer deliver the results you need. Dramatic changes in business have unearthed a major gap between traditional approaches to strategy and the way the real world works now. …
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The Power of Why: Breaking Out in a Competitive Marketplace by C. Richard Weylman

Overview “Richard Weylman is still knocking doors down with brilliant distilled wisdom. To those who discover The Power of Why, I can only say ‘Read and Reap.’”—Christopher Forbes, vice chairman, Forbes Media Does your competitor always get the sale, even though your products and service are just as good, if not better? Why are some …
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Productive Innovation and Integration with Asia: Priorities for Latin American Pacific Basin Countries

Latin America’s possibilities for growth and competition in the global market should focus on innovation and forging closer ties with Asian Pacific nations, which have become the world’s main pole of economic growth, states the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) -the Spanish acronym is CEPAL- in two reports. The documents were …
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Outsmart!: How to Do What Your Competitors Can't by Jim Champy. ISBN: 9780273719113

Synopsis This book explains how to achieve breakthrough growth by consistently outsmarting your competition. Jim Champy reveals the surprising, counterintuitive lessons learned by companies that have achieved super-high growth for at least three years running.  Drawing on the strategies of some of today’s best “high velocity” companies, he identifies eight powerful ways to compete in …
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