Three overarching game plans that work in one industry after another explain how thousands of real-world competitors come out on top.The New York Times
American executives are grasping for a logic to global competition. Mr. Porter...has given them one.Choice
Few books warrant the too-common publisher's blurb "landmark." This one does. Highest recommendation.Strategic Management Journal
Represents a quantum leap...may well be one of the most important contributions to the discipline of strategic management.Journal of Business Strategy
Any manager who studies and uses the materials in this book should be able to devise more successful strategies.
Philip Kotler S.C. Johnson & Son, Distinguished Professor of International Marketing, Northwestern University Porter's books on competitive strategy are the seminal works in the field.
About the Author
Michael E. Porter, one of the world's leading authorities on competitive strategy and international competitiveness, is the C. Roland Christensen Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. In 1983, Professor Porter was appointed to President Reagan's Commission on Industrial Competitiveness, the initiative that triggered the competitiveness debate in America. He serves as an advisor to heads of state, governors, mayors, and CEOs throughout the world. The recipient of the Wells Prize in Economics, the Adam Smith Award, three McKinsey Awards, and honorary doctorates from the Stockholm School of Economics and six other universities, Porter is the author of fourteen books, among them Competitive Strategy, The Competitive Advantage of Nations,
and Cases in Competitive Strategy,
all published by The Free Press. He lives in Brookline, Massachusetts.