Which of the following statements does not accurately

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Which of the following statements does not accurately describe the first-mover advantage? Timing is especially important when first-mover advantages or disadvantages exist. Signaling a willingness to move first into new markets is an effective offensive strategy. It is important for company strategists to be aware of the nature of first-mover advantages and disadvantages and the conditions favoring each type. Moving first is no guarantee of success because first movers may face some significant disadvantages. When to make a strategic move is often as critical as what move to make.
11. Conditions that create first-mover advantages include all of the following except _______________________
12. Late-mover advantage arises _________________ rev: 10_18_2012
13. A blue ocean type of offensive strategy __________________
offers growth in revenues and profits by discovering or inventing new industry segments that create altogether new demand. focuses on product outsourcing. involves the use of surprise hit-and-run guerrilla tactics to harass money-losing rivals and drive them into bankruptcy. 14. Any company that seeks competitive advantage by being a first-mover needs to ask some hard questions. Which of the following is not one of them? rev: 10_18_2012 Does market take-off depend on the development of complementary products or services that currently are not available? Does the market consist of many fast followers? Is new infrastructure required before buyer demand can surge? Will buyers need to learn new skills or adopt new behaviors? Will buyers encounter high switching costs? Are there influential competitors in a position to delay or derail the efforts of a first mover?
15. The two most compelling reasons for a company to pursue vertical integration (either forward or backward) are to __________________

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