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B. Sai sastha
Consultant, India

Blue Ocean Strategy Disadvantages

While most of the participants in this forum are quick to point out the first mover advantage that a BOS creator gets, we need to be aware of the cost in case the strategy flops. Given today's global economic conditions and aversion of companies towards cost & risk, can BOS still be a valid business strategy?

  Ceferino Dulay, Jr.
Philippines
 

Risk of Being in Business

Risk is always present in any business. The benefits one gets out of being "first mover" will really compensate the cost. Even a company that is not willing to take risk and stay in the red ocean is always at risk of being overwhelmed by competition. It's a matter of choice in the end. And of reducing the risk at every point and keeping your eyes wide open.

  Yves Leduc
Consultant, Belgium
 

Blue Ocean Strategy Disadvantages: No Track Record

I confirm risk is always present. In a "new" market, it may take longer time to convince your potential customers about the benefits of your product or service offer, even if it is obvious for all parties to go for a win-win. You have no "track record" yet as evidence of your ability to deliver.

  Dominique VOMSCHEID
Business Consultant, France
 

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  KATHRYN STEINER, MBA
Entrepreneur, United States
 

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  Andrew Nelson
CEO, Australia
 

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  Pasquini
ICT Consultant, Italy
 

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  KATHRYN STEINER, MBA
Entrepreneur, United States
 

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Student (MBA), Singapore
 

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