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Collaboration : A key competence for competing in the 21st Century

Bititci, Umit and Butler, P. and Cahill, William and Kearney, Denis (2009) Collaboration : A key competence for competing in the 21st Century. Supply Chain Perspectives, 10 (1). pp. 24-33.

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    Abstract

    It is now an accepted fact that in the 21st century competition will be between networks of organisations and individuals, which efficiently and effectively integrate their competencies and resources in order to compete in a global economy (Bititci et al, 2004). Similarly the SME’2000 conference, which was held in Bologna, conclude that “SMEs belonging to networks are often more competitive and innovative than those operating in isolation. When working together, SMEs can increase their focus through specialisation in functions that are complementary within their networks”.

    Item type: Article
    ID code: 32819
    Keywords: competition, organisations, sme's, networks, Industries. Land use. Labor, Management. Industrial Management
    Subjects: Social Sciences > Industries. Land use. Labor
    Social Sciences > Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management
    Department: Faculty of Engineering > Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management
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      Depositing user: Pure Administrator
      Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2011 10:13
      Last modified: 05 Sep 2014 13:21
      URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/32819

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