Broad Differentiation Strategy: Definition & Examples


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Broad differentiation strategy is defined as:

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1. Which of the following is one of Harvard business professor Michael Porter's generic strategies regarding how companies can use competitive advantages to get a leg up on the competition?

2. Disadvantages of differentiation strategy include all of the following EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Examine the quiz and worksheet, seeing what you really know about the broad differentiation strategy. How this strategy operates and its disadvantages are topics you need to know in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using this assessment, you can figure out what details you know about:

  • A tactic that would help a company set itself using the differentiation strategy
  • A business that is likely to perform the best in the differentiation strategy
  • What a broad differentiation strategy is
  • When this strategy works well
  • The cons of this strategy

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the broad differentiation strategy to identify its disadvantages
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have acquired about when this strategy works well
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on broad differentiation strategy

Additional Learning

To learn more, use the lesson titled Broad Differentiation Strategy: Definition & Examples. Some other topics you can look over include:

  • How companies can use competitive advantages
  • Ways companies can be successful with a broad differentiation strategy
  • Examples of this type of strategy