Competitive strategy and competitive advantage, Management Theories

Competitive Strategy (Formation of):

A framework builds by Michael Porter that gives a spatial present of the 5 major factors governing the development of a competitive planning. These factors include:

1. Competitive Strategy.    The plan a rigid adopts to compete for market share within a given industry.

2. Company Strengths and Weaknesses.  It's an internal force

This notion refers to a firm's financial, technological, product, and human resources.

3. Personal Values of Key Implements.    Also an inner force, this concept refers to the management style and belief system used by a firm's managers.

4. Industry Opportunities and Threats.    Measured an outside force, this concept refers to the position and performance of a firm's competitors, and how competitors' performance can give rise to risks and opportunity within an industry.

5. Broader Societal Expectations.    Also measured an external force, this concept refers to the societal norms, including legislation and popular opinion that shape a organizations behavior in the marketplace.

Competitive Advantage:

Any series of organizations practices or process which result in that organization creating products or services that consistently surpass the products or services of its competitors. Any business practice that gives a organization an boundary in the marketplace.

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