• Advantage Sweden

    Advantage Sweden (Hardback) By (author) Orjan Solvell, By (author) Etc., By (author) Ivo Zander, By (author) Michael E. Porter

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    DescriptionAdvantage Sweden explores the evolution of competitive f irms, industries, and clusters of industries in the Swedish economy. It provides a new perspective on how and why Swedish firms have built world-leading positions in certain industries and industry clusters. The diamond model, outlining a system of four fundamental determinants underlying international competitive advantage, is applied to Swedish firms and industries. The book shows how pressures and challenges in the home environment, rather than a static environment without competition and stringent demands, are the key to long-run competitive advantage. Advantage Sweden illustrates the importance of tight linkages among related Swedish firms in the process of building competitive advantage. Contrary to popular belief, it shows the importance of a history of domestic rivalry and other pressures and challenges for innovation and upgrading in successful Swedish industries. Using examples from some of the cutting-edge Swedish multinational firms, the book examines how a company can extend and upgrade its competitive advantage through global strategies.


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    Title
    Advantage Sweden
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Orjan Solvell, By (author) Etc., By (author) Ivo Zander, By (author) Michael E. Porter
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 248
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 222 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 430 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780333608159
    ISBN 10: 0333608151
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BUS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.2
    BIC subject category V2: KN, KJ, KCB
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DNS
    BISAC V2.8: BUS070000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: 1DNS
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC20: 338.604809485
    Thema V1.0: KN, KJ, KCB
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    references, index
    Publisher
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    27 July 1993
    Publication City/Country
    Basingstoke
    Table of contents
    Preface - Introduction - Determinants of Competitive Advantage - Industrial Clusters in Sweden - Creating Swedish Competitive Advantage - Global Strategies and the Home Base - Appendix 1 - Appendix 2 - Appendix 3 - Appendix 4 - References - Index