Competitive Advantage of Nations
The Need for a New Paradigm; Confticting Explanations; Asking the Right Question; Classical Rationales for Industry Success; The Need for a New Paradigm; Toward a New Theory of National Competi tive Advantage; The Study; A Broader Concept of Competitive Advantage; The Competitive Advantage of Firms in Global lndustries; Competitive Strategy; Competing Intemationally; The Role of National Circumstances in Competitive Success; Determinants of National Competitive Advantage; Deterrninants of National Advantage; Factor Conditions; Demand Conditions; Related and Supporting Industries; Firm Strategy, Structure, and Rivalry; The Role of Chance; The Role of Govemment; The Determinants in Perspective; The Dynamics of National Advantage; Relationships Among the Deterrninants; The Detenninants as a System; Clustering of Competitive lndustries; The Role of Geographic Concentration; The Genesis and Evolution of a Competitive lndustry; The Loss of National Advantage; The Diamond in Perspective; INDUSTRIES; Four Studies in National Competitive Advantage; The Gerrnan Printing Press lndustry; The American Patient Monitoring Equipment lndustry; The ltalian Ceramic Tile lndustry; The Japanese Robotics lndustry; National Competitive Advantage in Services; The Growing Role of Services in National Economies; lntemational Competition in Services; The Relationship Between Services and Manufacturing; National Competitive Advantage in Services; Case Studies in the Development of Competitive Service lndustries; Pattems of National Competitive Advantage: The Early Postwar Winners; American Postwar Dominance; Stable Switzerland; Sweden's Choices; Renewing Gennan Dynamism; Emerging Nations in the 1970s and 1980s; The Rise of Japan; Surging ltaly; Emerging Korea; Shifting National Advantage; The Slide of Britain; Crosscurrents in America; Postwar Development in Perspective; The Competitive Development of National Economies; Econornic Developrnent; Stages of Cornpetitive Development; The Stages and the Postwar Economies of Nations; Postwar Economic Progress in Perspective; Company Strategy; Cornpetitive Advantage in lntemational Cornpetition; The Context for Competitive Advantage; lmproving the National Competitive Environment; Where and How to Compete; Tapping Selective Advantages in Other Nations; Locating the Horne Base; The Role of Leadership; Govemment Policy; Premises of Govemrnent Policy Toward Industry; Govemment Policy and National Advantage; Govemrnent's Effect on Factor Conditions; Govemment's Effect on Demand Conditions; Govemment's Effect on Related and Supporting lndustries; Govemrnent's Effect on Firm Strategy, Structure, and Rivalry; Govemment Policy and the Stages of Cornpetitive Developrnent; Targeting; Govemment Policy in Developing Nations; The Role of Govemment; National Agendas; The Agenda for Korea; The Agenda for ltaly; The Agenda for Sweden; The Agenda for Japan; The Agenda for Switzerland; The Agenda for Germany; The Agenda for Britain; The Agenda for the United States; National Agendas in Perspective; Epilogue; Appendix A: Methodology for Preparing lhe Cluster Charts; Appendix B:. Supplementary Data on National Trade Pattems.
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Building on his Competitive Strategy ( LJ 10/1/80) and Competitive Advantage ( LJ 3/1/86), which dealt with competition among companies, Porter here presents a new theory to explain global success. He ... Read full review