Blue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition : How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant
In this perennial bestseller, embraced by organizations and industries worldwide, globally preeminent management thinkers W. Chan Kim and Ren e Mauborgne challenge everything you thought you knew about the requirements for strategic success. Recognized as one of the most iconic and impactful strategy books ever written, Blue Ocean Strategy, now updated with fresh content from the authors, argues that cutthroat competition results in nothing but a bloody red ocean of rivals fighting over a shrinking profit pool. Based on a study of 150 strategic moves (spanning more than 100 years across 30 industries), the authors argue that lasting success comes not from battling competitors but from creating "blue oceans"--untapped new market spaces ripe for growth.
Blue Ocean Strategy presents a systematic approach to making the competition irrelevant and outlines principles and tools any organization can use to create and capture their own blue oceans. This expanded edition includes:
A new preface by the authors: Help! My Ocean Is Turning Red
Updates on all cases and examples in the book, bringing their stories up to the present time
Two new chapters and an expanded third one -- Alignment, Renewal, and Red Ocean Traps -- that address the most pressing questions readers have asked over the past 10 years
A landmark work that upends traditional thinking about strategy, this bestselling book charts a bold new path to winning the future. Consider this your guide to creating uncontested market space--and making the competition irrelevant.
To learn more about the power of blue ocean strategy, visit blueoceanstrategy.com. There you'll find all the resources you need--from ideas in practice and cases from government and private industry, to teaching materials, mobile apps, real-time updates, and tips and tools to help you make your blue ocean journey a success.
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- Hardback | 320 pages
- 156 x 235 x 30mm | 539g
- 03 Feb 2015
- Harvard Business School Publishing
- Harvard Business School Press
- Boston, United States
- Revised ed.
Other books in this series
03 Feb 2015
27 Nov 2012
01 Jun 2009
26 Sep 2011
20 Dec 2011
08 Aug 2006
08 Jun 2010
01 Aug 2011
"Blue Ocean Strategy is the most successful book on business master-planning in recent years." -- The Economist
"A great read for any leader looking to get a real edge in business and establish a real competitive advantage in the market." -- Qantas The Australian Way
Praise for Blue Ocean Strategy
A bestseller across 5 continents
More than 3.6 million copies sold worldwide
Translated into 44 languages
A Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, and Fast Company bestseller
Thinkers50 Strategy Award for Best Business Book of the decade
The Fast Company Leadership Hall of Fame
Winner of the Carl S. Sloane Award for Excellence in Management Consulting
About W.Chan Kim