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2 X 2 Matrix
Baker’s 4 Strategies of Influence
Bowman Strategy Clock
Build-Measure-Learn Feedback Loop
CAGE Distance Framework
Competitive Analysis is the process of identifying your company’s competitors and evaluating their strategies in order to reveal their relative strengths and weaknesses and discover opportunities for how to position your company to achieve competitive advantage.
Competitive Landscape Analysis
Contingency Planning is a methodical and systematic process for preparing for and developing a course of action in the face of unexpected events that can adversely impact your business.
Core Competence Analysis
Core Competence Analysis is the process of identifying a company’s fundamental strengths and attributes that are unique and serve to differentiate it from its competitors, as well as how to capitalize on these core capabilities to build sustained competitive advantage. To be a true core competency, it must be relevant to the needs of customers such that they are strongly compelled to purchase your product or service, it must be difficult for competitors to imitate, and it must be applicable to a wide variety of potential markets accessible to the company.
Critical Success Factors
Discovery Driven Planning
First Mover Advantage
Five Forces Model
GE McKinsey 9-Box Matrix
Go To Market Strategy
Hambrick & Frederickson’s Strategy Diamond
Hook Model of Behavioral Design
Hoshin Planning System
Kay’s Distinctive Capabilities Framework
Key Outcome Indicators
Kotler's Five Product Levels Model
Kotler’s Pricing Strategies
Lafley & Martin’s Five Step Strategy Model
McKinsey 7S Model
Mullin's Seven Domains Model
Ohmae's 3 Cs Model
Pyramid of Purpose
Simonson and Rosen’s Influence Mix
SMART Performance Metrics
Strategy Uncertainty Map
Triple Bottom Line
Unique Selling Proposition (USP)
Value Disciplines Model
Value Net Model
Weisbord's Six-Box Model
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