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The Competitive Advantage Of Nations

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With the publication of his best-selling books "Competitive Strategy (1980) and "Competitive Advantage (1985), Michael E. Porter of the Harvard Business School established himself as the world's leading authority on competitive advantage. Now, at a time when economic performance rather than military might will be the index of national strength, Porter builds on the seminal ...more
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Published May 1st 1990 by Free Press
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Leonard
The business guru's analysis of how nations can compete in the global market by building capabilities and strengths that leverages their resources, culture and society. Years ago, Singapore had hired him to develop a strategic roadmap and the country is competing sucessfully in today's dog-eat-dog international market. The U.S. clearly has unique strengths and capabilities and if the government can encourage the development in these areas and outrun the competition, then we can continue to lead ...more
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Shelves: management, p2p-lib
Buku ini idenya hampir sama dengan buku Michael E. Porter on Competition, namun unit analisanya bergeser dari perusahaan ke negara. Selebihnya, buka-buka lagi dulu deh gue. :D
Jim Robles
In his seminal work The Competitive Advantage of Nations, Michael Porter established that one of the four “determinants of national advantage” is “demand conditions.” [Porter, 1990, Figure 3-1]

Nations gain competitive advantage in industries or industry segments where the home demand gives local firms a clearer or earlier picture of buyer needs than foreign rivals can have. Nations also gain advantage if homebuyers pressure local firms to innovate faster and achieve more sophisticated competitiv
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Raj
Porter's Diamond is a wonderful model which acts as the crux to the prime strategies and necessary conditions for national development. He stresses that US clearly has unique strengths and capabilities and if the government can encourage the development in these areas and outrun the competition, then we can continue to lead the global economy. He not only contributed to Singapore but also introduced to many Latin American Countries with the Porter model specially in the late nineties and 2000.
Jonathan Dapra
This is one of my favorite books about the world and business. I first read it in grad school and it just spark so much within me. You don't have to be a business person to enjoy this book. It will just amaze you when you see how culture and national identity help to form some of the reasons you are successful.
Peter Michael
Porter's expansion of his landmark "On Competition" identifies investment in human capital and Porter's Diamond as the prime strategies and necessary conditions for national development. Singapore and the United Sates are cited as the leading examples.
Jae Oh
To a well-read student in economics, there is barely an original thought in this book. If you know nothing about economic history, it can be of use.
Abel Caine fiji
Still a powerful methodology for assessing and identifying a country's true potential. Pre-Internet so it should be showing its age.
Reid Corcoran
You need a "competitive factor disadvantage" in all things...
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Michael E. Porter is the leading authority on competitive strategy, the competitiveness and economic development of nations, states, and regions, and the application of competitive principles to social problems such as health care, the environment, and corporate responsibility.

Professor Porter is generally recognized as the "Father of Strategy", as has been identified in a variety of rankings and
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