For this discussion alone, I would recommend the book to anyone in business.
I found this book surprisingly more practical in evaluating the sustainability of superior margins at the firm level than Porter's four generic competitive strategies.
This book is great, detailed qualitative analysis regarding case studies of today's large organizations.
Carefully read the first half of this book a couple times and you can expect to deeply internalize the most general, enduring principles of analyzing competitive advantage and... Read morePublished 5 months ago by brendan
Here's a direct quote from the book:
"For the year ending September 2003, its [Apple's] sales were still down more than 40 percent from 1995 and it earned no... Read more
To establish some worth, Greenwald is correct that competition is the most important thing about business viability. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jonathan
As a very strict and conservative value investor I wanted to learn about competitive advantages and the characteristics they make up within companies. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jason M Rivera
Greenwald and Kahn have done a masterful job at providing simple but extremely useful mental models for assessing corporate strategy. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Marc
This book delves into competitive advantages, specifically looking at barriers to entry. Although the author acknowledges Michael Porter's work on competition as being invaluable,... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Chris Mannina
one of the best book I've read about competition, an easy-to-follow method for understanding the competitive structure of your industry and developing an appropriate strategy for... Read morePublished 18 months ago by rene rosenthal
The best book I have evere read about strategy. It has a simplified aproach to formulating strategy and the importance of barriers to entry.Published 19 months ago by Alvaro Robles