SEB Group: Building a Subversive Strategy
Abstract:To drive growth and innovation in an apparently mature market, firms need to subvert the rules of the game. The SEB Group, a French producer of small household appliances, illustrates how this can be achieved. The three characteristics of SEB's strategy were a bold, emotionally-involving vision, a stretch between reality and aspiration and efficient leverage of existing resources.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: EDHEC School of Management, Lille, France
Publication date: December 1, 2000