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Michael Porter Quotes

Michael Porter Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Michael Porter
Type:
Educator
Nationality:
American
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    A strategy delineates a territory in which a company seeks to be unique. Michael_PorterMichael Porter
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    Change brings opportunities. On the other hand, change can be confusing. Michael_PorterMichael Porter
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    Companies operating in urban communities have a tremendous ripple effect. Michael_PorterMichael Porter
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    Finally, strategy must have continuity. It can't be constantly reinvented. Michael_PorterMichael Porter
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    If all you're trying to do is essentially the same thing as your rivals, then it's unlikely that you'll be very successful. Michael_PorterMichael Porter
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    If your goal is anything but profitability - if it's to be big, or to grow fast, or to become a technology leader - you'll hit problems. Michael_PorterMichael Porter
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    So companies have to be very schizophrenic. On one hand, they have to maintain continuity of strategy. But they also have to be good at continuously improving. Michael_PorterMichael Porter
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    Strategy 101 is about choices: You can't be all things to all people. Michael_PorterMichael Porter
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    Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it's about deliberately choosing to be different. Michael_PorterMichael Porter
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    The ability to change constantly and effectively is made easier by high-level continuity. Michael_PorterMichael Porter
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    The best CEOs I know are teachers, and at the core of what they teach is strategy. Michael_PorterMichael Porter
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    The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do. Michael_PorterMichael Porter
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    The essence of strategy is that you must set limits on what you're trying to accomplish. Michael_PorterMichael Porter
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    The thing is, continuity of strategic direction and continuous improvement in how you do things are absolutely consistent with each other. In fact, they're mutually reinforcing. Michael_PorterMichael Porter
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    The underlying principles of strategy are enduring, regardless of technology or the pace of change. Michael_PorterMichael Porter
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    There's a fundamental distinction between strategy and operational effectiveness. Michael_PorterMichael Porter