Journal of Competitiveness Studies

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 1/2, 2014

Causality of Incubatee Financial Performance
INTRODUCTIONBusiness incubation is a process in which a business incubator seeks to provide its incubatees (e.g. client or tenant-companies) with facilities, services and a supportive environment at start-up and during the early stages of businesses.The...
Markets vs. Business
INTRODUCTIONThe relationship between the market and businesses has been debated since the emergence of the modem capitalism system after the Industrial Revolution. While Karl Marx and his contemporaries had their focus on exploitation, current developments...
Path Dependency and U.S. Textile Competitiveness in the Dominican Republic Market
INTRODUCTIONToday's rapidly changing global economy is increasingly characterized by the need for industries to compete and sustain a competitive advantage. The U.S. textile industry is not considered globally competitive, whereas China ranks as the...
Recovering the Cultural Dimensions of Structural Competitive Advantage in the Japanese Model
INTRODUCTIONJapan's economic miracle took place in the period from 1965 to 1990, at which time property prices plummeted which led to a decline that lasted for a decade (Rosenbluth , 2010). Many scholars have studied the reasons behind Japan's economic...
Regional Conflict and Cooperation as Sources of Innovative Ideas
States in the U.S. often work with each other. The results of their work are sometimes productive and sometimes not. The federal government might also be involved, with mixed results. Innovators in business, government and nongovernmental organizations,...
Self-Employment Start-Ups and Value Creation: An Empirical Analysis of German Micro Data
INTRODUCTIONUnemployed people starting a business receive public assistance in many industrialized countries. In Germany, the promotion of self-employment among the unemployed has become an increasingly important instrument of the active labor market...
The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation
The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation Jon Gertner Penguin Books Reprint edition Print Length: 446 pages Publication date: March 15, 2012 ISBN-10: 0143122797 ISBN-13: 978-0143122791INTRODUCTIONThis book describes the history...
Understanding Anti-Americanism among Arab Consumers: The Case of Jordan
INTRODUCTIONWith the increasing pace of globalization, competition for winning the hearts and minds of consumers have become more intense than ever before. As a result, the topic of international competitiveness at firm, industry, and country level has...
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