The Explainer: The 5 Forces That Make Companies Successful 2022

May 27, 2022



Michael Porter’s theory has shaped a generation of academic research and business practice.

Understanding the competitive forces, and their underlying causes, reveals the roots of an industry’s current profitability while providing a framework for anticipating and influencing competition (and profitability) over time. A healthy industry structure should be as much a competitive concern to strategists as their company’s own position. Understanding industry structure is also essential to effective strategic positioning. Defending against the competitive forces and shaping them in a company’s favor are crucial to strategy.

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15 Comments
  1. gorgeous explanation, I've watched countless videos before understanding this.

  2. Reply
    Sandra Reteracion May 27, 2022 at 2:39 pm

    shawawt sa mga taga perps diyarn

  3. My assistant professor took about 30 minutes to explain it and still students at the end were like confused. And just my 3 minutes here, and I got a full picture.

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    TECSON, Rhoy Ancheta May 27, 2022 at 2:39 pm

    Hi good day, may I ask you something ? Sources or Forces? What do you think?

  5. This is the best explanation you can get on Porter five forces. Thank you HBR ❤️

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    J.G.S.N Jayarathna May 27, 2022 at 2:39 pm

    Harvard business, Harvard Law, Harvard medicine! Being thankful to all these ❤️

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  8. Very good and great 👍👌

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    Sovath សុវត្ថិ May 27, 2022 at 2:39 pm

    I really love the way of explanation

  10. 1. Buyers

    2. Suppliers

    3. Substitutes

    4. New Entrants

    5. Existing Rivals

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