How to Avoid Imitation of Blue Ocean Strategy?

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Jalpa, India

How to Avoid Imitation of Blue Ocean Strategy?

After creating a new market/industry, how can competitors be restricted to imitate the same. Is a complete overlook by the competition possible ?

  Sangeet, India
 

Protecting a Blue Ocean

A similar discussion is also relevant with Core Competences and the Resource-based View. How do you avoid copying / imitation?

  Harshil, India
 

Avoiding Imitation of Blue Ocean

That is something called your "TM". One basically cannot stop people from imitating, but one can still work in BOS finding the UNIQUE space and till someone imitates you, you are the leader.
There are some legal options that do not allow imitating of some products for so many years. I think that is much possible with all R&D Products.

  Samir Randive
Manager, Australia
 

Competition is Good

Referring to your question, Jalpa: No matter what you create or where you do business, competition is the most important factor to succeed. Can you imagine playing a game without anybody in the field. To win the game you have to beat somebody. Competition always brings out best of the business. Without competition, any business will become complacent and eventually over a period loses its competitive strength. Also for the customers to notice the products, competition is important.

  Sandip Pandya, United States
 

BOS Makes Competition Irrelevant

Blue Ocean strategy is to make the competition irrelevant, not unnecessary. Rather than pursuing to compete on the compe...

  Andrew Nelson
CEO, Australia
 

Replication of BOS Ideas

If you are thorough in using the BOS process, you can make it very hard for competitors to replicate your new BOS produc...

 

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