Blue Ocean Shift
The New York Times bestseller.
#1 Wall Street Journal bestseller.
Blue Ocean Shift is the essential follow up to the classic Blue Ocean Strategy, the 3.6 million copy global bestseller by world-renowned professors W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne.
Drawing on more than a decade of new work, Kim and Mauborgne show you how to move beyond competing, inspire your people's confidence, and seize new growth, guiding you step-by-step through how to take your organization from a red ocean crowded with competition to a blue ocean of uncontested market space. By combining the insights of human psychology with practical market-creating tools and real-world guidance, Kim and Mauborgne deliver the definitive guide to shift yourself, your team, or your organization to new heights of confidence, market creation, and growth. They show why nondisruptive creation is as important as disruption in seizing new growth.
Blue Ocean Shift is packed with all-new research and examples of how leaders in diverse industries and organizations made the shift and created new markets by applying the process and tools outlined in the book. Whether you are a cash-strapped startup or a large, established company, nonprofit or national government, you will learn how to move from red to blue oceans in a way that builds your people's confidence so that they own and drive the process.
With battle-tested lessons learned from successes and failures in the field, Blue Ocean Shift is critical reading for leaders, managers, and entrepreneurs alike. You'll learn what works, what doesn't, and how to avoid the pitfalls along the way. This book will empower you to succeed as you embark on your own blue ocean journey. Blue Ocean Shift is indispensable for anyone committed to building a compelling future.
In the media
Kim and Mauborgne have followed one blockbuster book with another. BLUE OCEAN SHIFT takes the groundbreaking principles of their original work and offers a smart, systematic plan to help any organization move from competing in existing markets to creating new markets altogether
Daniel H. Pink, New York Times bestselling author of Drive and To Sell Is Human
Kim and Mauborgne guide you on a journey that will open your eyes to the untapped growth opportunities in your business, whether you are a startup, small business, or Fortune 500 company.
Ram Charan, CEO and board advisor, New York Times bestselling author of Execution
BLUE OCEAN SHIFT is great: Practical, useful, real-world.
An exciting new book that synthesizes their experience in assisting with the implementation of Blue Ocean strategy . . . BLUE OCEAN SHIFT provides us with a comprehensive guide to enable any organization with the right mindset to launch and implement a Blue Ocean initiative.