Value Chain versus Diamond Model

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Ijaz Ali
Student (University), United Kingdom

Value Chain versus Diamond Model

Hi, can anyone explain in a few words what is the main difference between Porter's Diamond and Value Chain models?

Student (University), Albania

Value Chain Can Fit in Diamond Model

From my point of view, I think the Value Chain can fit in the Diamond Model, because the Diamond Model explains why a specific industry or company got high competition in the international market. But value chain is something internal of a company, that explains each process, areas and competition adv.

  Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands

Value Chain and Diamond Models. Main Difference

Yes. Their LEVEL is the main difference.
Value Chain model is used for internal analysis of the activities and processes inside a firm.
Diamond model is used at a higher level, the external analysis of the market / industry situation surrounding a firm.

  Dilip Khanal
CEO, Nepal

Value Chain and Diamond Model

The value chain model is to ascertain value creation in each activity from inbound logistics to after sale service.
Whereas the diamond model refers to set of conditions where a business has to operate.

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