What is strategy – In 1985 Michael Porter wrote: …many strategic plans are lists of action steps without a clear articulation of what competitive advantage the firm has or seeks to achieve and how [see: Competitive Advantage, Free Press 1985].
Over 30 years later not much improvement has happened. Why? Because the concepts of Differentiation, Segmentation, and Value still make little sense for far too many marketers.
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