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Blue Ocean Strategy in Small Companies
Anthony Stephenson, Business Consultant, New Zealand, Member
For most small businesses in the current environment, staying alive is a major issue! Simply paying the bills tends to drive one towards the ROS concepts.
The smaller companies have little spare capacity in people to consider the BOS approach. I have seen it work through internal think tanks involving all groups in the company, only to see the hand of the CEO strike it out as he was very conservative....Sign up
 

 
The Hand of the CEO
Paul Foster, Entrepreneur, Canada, Member
I am wondering why the effort was initiated by the internal think tanks without getting buy-in from the CEO first?...Sign up
 

 
The Hand of the CEO
Anthony Stephenson, Business Consultant, New Zealand, Member
Hello Paul, largely I think that he was following a trend of trying out "think tanks" because his peers were, as part of some promotion through the ch...Sign up
 

 
Differentiate Today while Building for Tomorrow
Wayne Percy, HR Consultant, Canada, Member
There have been some notes about small business and survival not allowing the development of a BOS. Our plan is to take two or three major steps
 

 
BOS and Small Companies
Uditha Liyanage, Senior Lecturer, Sri Lanka, Member
Small organisations may be at an advantage in spotting and creating blue oceans because many blue oceans are initially small in size. Hence, th...Sign up
 

 
Risk Averse Senior Management
Anthony Stephenson, Business Consultant, New Zealand, Member
Thank you Paul and Uditha, you could well be right regarding many small companies being under the radar and perhaps able to sieze an advantage. The
 

 
Develop BOS Value Prop <=> Implement & Succeed
Doets, Entrepreneur, Netherlands, Member
Smaller organizations today are - in my experience - the ideal environment to work with developing BOS propositions.
Usually their market-empath...Sign up
 

 
Blue Ocean Strategy in Small Companies
Bomo Albert-Oguara, Manager, Nigeria, Member
@Doets: The challenge for small organisations is to free up the resources... More so when funding sources are limit...Sign up
 

 
Can BOS Be Applied at a Small Regional Business Level?
Andrew Nelson, CEO, Australia, SIG Leader
If you were running a business like a hardware store or supermarket, in a small regional location, how might you apply BOS?
Being the only store ...Sign up
 

 
Can BOS Be Applied at a Small Regional Business Level?
GHESSASSI, Student (University), Morocco, Member
@Andrew Nelson: I think BOS can be applied at a small regional business by focusing on the QUALITY. This requires f...Sign up
 

 
BOS Applies to Any Size Business
Ted Garrison, Management Consultant, United States, Member
The basic concept behind Blue Ocean Strategy is doing something different than your competitors. In some ways a small company has an advantage because...Sign up
 

 
But Where are the Non-customers?
Andrew Nelson, CEO, Australia, SIG Leader
Ghessassi and Ted, thanks for your contributions.
I think we are missing somethings regarding BOS, so I hope you don't mind me challenging you.
 

 
 


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