Are Most Firms Opting for Operational Excellence?


 
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Are Most Firms Opting for Operational Excellence?
Jacky
Isn't it so that most (almost all) large corporations are opting for the operational excellence strategy? I find it difficult to mention more than a few examples for the other two. Perhaps the Product Leadership and Customer Leadership strategy are either for niche players or for temporary use.
 

 
Operational Excellence
Dave
I would point out that Nike and Intel are product leaders. Just because they are large doesn't make the value they present automatically operation exc...Sign up
 

 
Operational Excellence
Paul
Jacky, I think your comment is just evidence of the importance of all three disciplines. While we might not be privy to a corporations strategy, it ...Sign up
 

 
operational excellence
birhane
I think Dell is a good example of customer intimacy and Pfizer is a product leader and probably BMW is also a product leader......Sign up
 

 
Operational Excellence
Pamelah
Jacky, there are great examples of large and small companies in each category:
- Product Leaders are the "wow, what will they think of next" comp...Sign up
 

 
Excel in One Value Discipline
James W
Pamelah, That's the point of the Treacy/Wiersema argument: True leaders do not have a reputation in more than one category. Harley Davidson is menti...Sign up
 

 
Operational Excellence
Rich Sanford
Jacky - You can also think of Operational Excellence as offering a Discount Pricing Model....Walmart is an example.....Nordstrom is a Niche Player wit...Sign up
 

 
Apple...
Eoin Leahy, Business Consultant, Ireland, Member
Apple demonstrated how product leadership often manifests as a redefinition of the market segment. By focusing on the aspects of the product th...Sign up
 

 
Dell Computers is Operational Excellence
Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada, Premium Member
@Birhane: My understanding of Operational Excellence means manufacturing products and services that meet general spec...Sign up
 

 
How Dell Used to Be Customer Intimate
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
@Gary Wong: There used to be a time when Dell was famous for being the first to manufacture PC's to exact customer d...Sign up
 

 
 


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