World Competitiveness: the management services solution

Downes, Harry
March 2002
Management Services;Mar2002, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p14
Academic Journal
The author looks at the world competitiveness of South Africa, the U.S. and Great Britain in 2001. He based his analysis on the yearbook titled "World Competitiveness Year Book 2001" which ranked nations' environments and nations' ability to provide an environment in which enterprises can compete for the year 2001. The yearbook features 49 industrialized and emerging economies. The world competitiveness of South Africa, the U.S. and Great Britain are analyzed in terms of economic performance, government efficiency, business efficiency and infrastructure. Each of the three nations is rated according to domestic economy, international trade, international investment, employment, prices, public finance, productivity and other economic indicators.


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