Beyond Competing - Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth
Kim and Mauborgne have followed one blockbuster book with another. Blue Ocean Shift takes the groundbreaking principles of their original work and offers a smart, systematic plan to help any organization move from competing in existing markets to creating new markets altogether -- <b>Daniel H. Pink,<i> New York Times </i>bestselling author of <i>Drive </i>and<i> To Sell is Human</i></b> Kim and Mauborgne guide you on a journey that will open your eyes to the untapped growth opportunities in your business, whether you are a start-up, small business or Fortune 500 company -- <b>Ram Charan, CEO and board advisor,<i> New York Times </i>bestselling author of<i> Execution</i></b> Blue Ocean Shift is great: practical, useful, real-world * Inc. * An exciting new book that synthesizes their experience in assisting with the implementation of Blue Ocean strategy . . . Blue Ocean Shift provides us with a comprehensive guide to enable any organization with the right mindset to launch and implement a Blue Ocean initiative * Forbes * Stirring business primer . . . includes powerful real-life examples . . . This invaluable guide will be empowering to business-minded readers * Publishers Weekly * Starred Review: provides a clear process for businesses identifying opportunities and developing plans for change . . . Highly recommended * Library Journal * Blue Ocean Shift proves to be worth the wait. It is a practical, well-written guide to finding and exploiting blue ocean markets * Strategy + Business *
W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne are Professors of Strategy at INSEAD Business School and the authors of the bestselling business classic Blue Ocean Strategy. They are among the world's top management gurus and serve as advisors to multinational corporations, governments and institutions around the world.
Section - i: Preface Unit - 1: PART ONE: Blue Ocean Shift Chapter - 1: Reach Beyond the Best Chapter - 2: The Fundamentals of Market-Creating Strategy Chapter - 3: The Mind of a Blue Ocean Strategist Chapter - 4: Humanness, Confidence, and Creative Competence Unit - 2: PART TWO: The Five Steps to Making a Blue Ocean Shift Unit - 2.1: Step One: Get Started Chapter - 5: Choosing the Right Place to Start Chapter - 6: Constructing the Right Blue Ocean Team Unit - 2.2: Step Two: Understand Where You Are Now Chapter - 7: Getting Clear About the Current State of Play Unit - 2.3: Step Three: Imagine Where You Could Be Chapter - 8: Uncovering the Hidden Pain Points That Limit the Size of Your Industry Chapter - 9: Discovering an Ocean of Noncustomers Unit - 2.4: Step Four: Find How You Get There Chapter - 10: Reconstructing Market Boundaries-Systematically Chapter - 11: Developing Alternative Blue Ocean Opportunities Unit - 2.5: Step Five: Make Your Move Chapter - 12: Selecting Your Blue Ocean Move and Conducting Rapid Market Tests Chapter - 13: Finalizing and Launching Your Blue Ocean Move Section - ii: Epilogue: A National Blue Ocean Shift in Action Section - iii: Notes Acknowledgements - iv: Acknowledgments Section - v: Bibliography Index - vi: Index Section - vii: About the Authors