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Competitive advantage

Anthony Beckett

Competitive advantage

how can financial services firms create and sustain it

by Anthony Beckett

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Published by Bournemouth University in Bournemouth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAntony Beckett.
ContributionsBournemouth University. Financial Services Research Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination15p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21678540M

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COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE: THE MONEYBALL STORY RICHARD WOLFE, PATRICK M. WRIGHT, AND DENNIS L. SMART Moneyball(Lewis, ), a NewYork Timesbestseller, is a book about base-ball. When read through a broader lens, however, Moneyballis also a book about innovation, resistance to change, competitive advantage, achieving ex-File Size: KB. “The Resilient Enterprise is the must-read post-9/11 book for every CEO, senior manager, and company director. Sheffi provides the perfect antidote for the all-too-human tendency to reach for rosy glasses despite the fact that disasters and acts .

Competitive advantage and profit depend on these linked activities in the value chain. Close attention to the value chain enables managers to identify the products or services that customers want most and will pay a premium to obtain. Corporations create competitive advantage by choosing which activities to engage in, and how and where/ This presentation draws on ideas from Professor Porter’s books and articles, in particular, Competitive Strategy (The Free Press, ); Competitive Advantage (The Free Press, ); “What is Strategy?” (Harvard Business Review, Nov/Dec ); and On Competition (Harvard Business Review,). No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval .


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