Creating competitive advantage : how to be strategically ahead in changing markets / Kevin Uphill.

"Today, the economic environment is global, highly sophisticated, and in continuous flux. Thus, the challenge for business leaders is to stay ahead of market flow and change, in order to gain competitive advantage. Creating Competitive Advantage explores why this pioneering can be the safest an...

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Main Author: Uphill, Kevin, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London, United Kingdom ; Philadelphia, PA : Kogan Page Limited, 2016.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:"Today, the economic environment is global, highly sophisticated, and in continuous flux. Thus, the challenge for business leaders is to stay ahead of market flow and change, in order to gain competitive advantage. Creating Competitive Advantage explores why this pioneering can be the safest and best course for organizations to get ahead and guides leaders on how to forecast trends without increasing risk. It introduces the new concepts of market flow visualization and the line of probability, pioneering the safe course, and analytically supported intuition. Through tools (both within the book and downloadable), practical exercises, case studies, and advice, author Kevin Uphill provides ideas and information on why, when, and how to successfully anticipate change and therefore, improve strategy in accelerated and fast evolving times."--
"The economic environment is global, highly sophisticated and in continuous fast flux. The challenge for business leaders, executives and strategists is to read and respond agilely to trends and underlying movements to stay ahead of dynamic market flow and change. Creating Competitive Advantage sets out a compelling case for the business benefits of better market anticipation, and provides tools and approaches to develop a forward-looking strategy that will deliver these. Through theory, case studies and practical insights, the book demonstrates how better analysis of market trends and scanning of the environment combined with business model change and confident leadership can gain and maintain competitive advantage. With the right approach, game-changing strategy can be highly accessible for all business strategists and owners, rather than as today, the almost exclusive reserve of a few brave and instinctive entrepreneurs. With tools, assessments and models to get more value out of the business data you already have and take your strategy to the next level through analytically-supported intuition, Creating Competitive Advantage gives business leaders and strategists the toolkit to move from a responsive mindset to a leading one"--
Physical Description:1 online resource (x, 238 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780749474409
0749474408
0749474394
9780749474393