9. Four Action Framework Eliminate Reduce Raise Create Which of the factors that the industry takes for granted should be eliminated? Which factors should be reduced well below the industry’s standard? Which factors should be created that the industry has never offered? Which factors should be raised well above the industry’s standard?
21. 4. Get The Strategic Sequence Right The Sequence of Blue Ocean Strategy Buyer utility Is there exceptional buyer utility in your business idea? Price Is your price easily accessible to the mass of buyers? Cost Can you attain your cost target to profit at your strategic price? Adoption What are the adoption hurdles in actualizing your business idea? A commercially viable blue ocean idea
26. 5. Build Execution Into Strategy Fair Process of Strategy Strategy Formulation Process Fair Process – Engagement, Explanation, Expectation clarity Attitudes Trust and Commitment – “I feel my opinion counts” Behavior Voluntary Cooperation – “I’ll go beyond the call of duty” Strategy Execution Exceeds Expectation – self initiated