Definition: Differentiation is one of the 3 generic strategies that can provide a competitive advantage according to Michael Porter.
In a D strategy, a firm seeks to be unique in its industry along some dimensions that are widely appreciated by buyers.
A differentiator can not ignore its cost position. In all areas that do not affect its D it should try to decrease cost; in the D area the costs should at least be lower than the price premium it receives from the buyers.
More on competition: Competition Levels, Competitive Advantage, Competitive Intelligence, Cost Leadership, Curveball Strategy, more...
You may also like:
Full-time MBA, Executive MBA, Executive Education, Online MBA.
MBA Brief offers concise, yet precise definitions of concepts, methods and models as taught in a study Master of Business Administration.
We like to keep things short, and provide links to learn more about your subject.
© 2023 MBA Brief - Last updated: 4-12-2023 - Privacy | Terms