The Strategic Perils of Delayed Differentiation

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Krishnan S. Anand; Karan Girotra;
  • Journal: Management Science,volume 53,issue 5 May,pages697-712
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1287/mnsc.1060.0655
  • Subject: postponement, commitment, risk pooling, competition, strategy

The value of delayed differentiation (also known as postponement) for a monopolist has been extensively studied in the operations literature. We analyze the case of (imperfectly) competitive markets with demand uncertainty, wherein the choice of supply chain configurati... View more
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