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Managing for a competitive future

Peter Whitehouse

Managing for a competitive future

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by Peter Whitehouse

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Published by BIM Foundation in Corby .
Written in English


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StatementPeter Whitehouse.
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Open LibraryOL19770348M

Once a hub is highly connected and enjoying increasing returns to scale in one sector of the economy such as mobile telecommunicationsit will enjoy a crucial advantage as it begins to connect in a new sector automobiles, for example. He has received such reactions. Additionally, as Airbnb continues to grow, it must work to ensure that its hosts heed municipal regulations, lest they face a potentially devastating regulatory backlash. Future, Inc.

In some cases, it may be useful to try for small victories first in order to pave the way for later successes. The Brain: A Primer Chapter 3. A cost leader must spend as little as possible producing a product or providing a service so that it will still be profitable when selling that product or service at the lowest price. Open source has grown beyond all expectations to create an increasingly essential legacy of common intellectual property, capabilities, and methodologies. Digitizing operating capabilities will not be enough.

This is because in networks, traffic begets more traffic, and as certain nodes become more heavily used, they attract additional attachments, which further increases their importance. What we are in fact talking about in this and ensuing chapters are two parallel managerial agendas -- one aimed at managing today's activities with excellence, the other aimed at preparing for the future. Collective action can also restructure economic networks, shape value creation and capture, and ease competitive bottlenecks. Curiously, this distinction, articulated nearly twenty-five years ago, has not been given a great deal of further attention. This connectivity is reshaping the structure of the automotive industry.


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But while value is being created for everyone, value capture is getting more skewed and concentrated. Centralized platforms, such as Kiva for charitable impact investing and Airbnb for accommodation bookings, have been found to be susceptible to racial discrimination. As such, many professionals have never been properly exposed to the use of future trends in making a winning strategy.

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On-premise computer and software offerings are losing ground to the cloud services provided by Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Alibaba.

A version of this article appeared in the September—October issue pp. At the same time, the rest of us—whether in established enterprises or start-ups, in institutions or communities—will need to serve as checks and balances, helping to shape the hub economy by providing critical, informed input and, as needed, pushback.

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Indeed, companies will need to make their products and services available on multiple hubs and encourage the formation of new hubs to avoid being held hostage by one dominant player.

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