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Blue Ocean Strategy Summary


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A chapter summary of Chan Kim & Mauborgne's book "Blue Ocean Strategy"

A chapter summary of Chan Kim & Mauborgne's book "Blue Ocean Strategy"

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  • 1. Blue Ocean Strategy Summary by Jay Robinson Source: Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim & Renée Mauborgne
  • 2. Red Ocean: Companies compete for customers Chapter 1
  • 3. Blue Ocean: Company creates new market Chapter 1
  • 4. Value Innovation Decrease costs GOAL Increase value to consumer Chapter 2
  • 5. Analytical Tools and Frameworks • Strategy Canvas • Four Actions Framework • Eliminate-Reduce-Raise-Create Grid 3 Characteristics of Blue Ocean Strategy 1. Focus 2. Divergence 3. Compelling Tag line Chapter 2
  • 6. Strategy Canvas V a l u e Variables Chapter 2
  • 7. Four Actions Framework Reduce factors below the standard Eliminate Create New factors taken factors never Value Curve for granted before offered Raise factors well below the standard Chapter 2
  • 8. Eliminate-Reduce-Raise-Create Eliminate Raise • • • • • • Reduce Create • • • • • • Chapter 2
  • 9. Reconstruct Market Boundaries Look Across Alternative Industries Look Across Strategic Groups Within Industries Look Across the Chain of Buyers Look Across Complementary Product and Service Offerings Look Across Functional or Emotional Appeal to Buyers Look Across Time Chapter 3
  • 10. Visualize Strategy Visual Awakening; See where you are Visual Exploration; See how others see you Visual Strategy Fair; See where you could be Visual Communication; Draw a Map for everyone (Pioneer-Migrator-Settler Map) Chapter 4
  • 11. 3 Tiers of Noncustomers 3rd Tier 2nd Tier 1st Tier Your Market Chapter 5
  • 12. 3 Tiers of Noncustomers 1st Tier - “Soon-to-be” noncustomers 2nd Tier - Those who consciously refuse your market 3rd Tier - “Unexplored” noncustomers in distant markets Chapter 5
  • 13. Sequence of Blue Ocean Strategy Buyer utility Is there exceptional buyer utility in your business idea? Yes No -- Rethink Price Is your price easily accessible to the mass of buyers? Yes No -- Rethink Cost Can you attain your cost target to profit at your strategic price? Yes No -- Rethink Adoption A Yes Commercially What are the adoption hurdles in Viable Blue actualizing your business idea? Ocean Idea Are you addressing them up front? Chapter 6 No -- Rethink
  • 14. The Buyer Utility Map The Six Stages of the Buyer Experience Cycle 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Purchase Delivery Use Supplements Maintenance Disposal Customer productivity The Six Utility Levers Simplicity Convenience Risk Fun and image Environmental friendliness Chapter 6