Download now or preview on posterous flagship-model.pdf (23 KB) This is a diagram of Rugman and D'Cruz's 'Flagship Model'. Posted via email from donaldmcmichael's posterous
I was posed with a simple yet very poignant question today on Linked-In, is Michael Porter's Competitive Advantage Model incomplete? First off, here is the boiled down version of Michael Porter's concept. There are two types of competitive advantages a business can obtain: low-cost and
image credit: Cliff Dwelling The other day Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft announced the formation of a strategic alliance to go against IBM, Oracle, and others in the data center space. The alliance will specifically focus on helping businesses efficiently setup and operate their
Exploited a market gap that not only made standalone sense but enhanced the potential of the venture's sister company. The Challenge: Provide focus and direction to proposed destination marketing entity. An entity tied to the hip of its older sister Avocet Travel, a niche-destination tourism
Salvaging a once in a lifetime opportunity. The North American Division of a Global 50 corporation wanted to drive quantifiable minority participation in an overlooked multi-billion dollar retail segment. The driving force for this initiative was the entities pending exit from convenience store
The founders of iAnswers had a dream. To create a digital marketplace for the exchange of niche information, advise, and answers to web-based projects. Challenge: Stand up the business Actions: I was engaged to help realize their concept - to become the leading New Media information exchange.