What is competitiveness?...and who competes?

Armitage, Kenneth P.
March 1999
Manager: British Journal of Administrative Management;Mar/Apr99, Issue 14, p8
Academic Journal
Discusses the subject of competition and how companies in Great Britain can develop their competitiveness. Dictionary definition of competitiveness; Factors influencing competitiveness of companies; Role of governments in making their countries competitive; Productivity gap between Great Britain and other countries; Economic strategy models to support competitiveness. INSETS: `Karate is the answer'.;Sharing tips..


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