Posted in October 2013

jamming square pegs into round holes?

jamming square pegs into round holes?

From the days of Ford’s Model T, standardization has been a powerful force in successful strategy. Ford’s original insights on standardization had to do with ease of assembly and service to lower costs, but I’ve noticed two examples recently where standards inside a product line have created formidable competitive advantages. According to Farhad Manjoo’s article … Continue reading