Game Theory Cases in Strategy?


 
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Game Theory Cases in Strategy?
Kim Warren
Though I have heard of game theory being used in a few particular and special cases (e.g. the auctioning of 3G cellphone licenses) I have not seen anything of it being used in general strategy or business planning. The strategy textbooks dismiss it as too uni-dimensional and limited to special cases to be useful, and I can find virtually no articles in e.g. Harvard Business Review or McKinsey Quarterly giving any encouraging cases where it has been helpful. Does anyone know otherwise?
 

 
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Sekar Vedaraman
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A Brief Example of Game Theory
Drazen, Entrepreneur, Australia, Member
Hi Kim, to give you a basic idea of game theory it can be used in terms of advertising your product. Say for example when you go to your local shoppin...
 

 
Game Theory in Practice
Michael Cunningham, Manager, United Kingdom, Member
Hi Kim, in the UK there is a current case of Game Theory being used on the high street. 1 of the largest supermarkets has made an unconditional move t...
 

 
 


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