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Positioning is the means by which you develop a sustainable competitive advantage.
Peter W Hart, senior research engineer for MeadWestvaco Corp., Chillicothe, Ohio, USA, noted that a mill can gain several advantages by pulping single-species trees instead of mixed species.
One of the biggest advantages, the main reason the U.S.
Do readers buy advantages when deciding to read something?
The literature of business strategy would be incomplete without discussion about competitive advantage and its sources (Barney, 1991; Porter, 1985).
The Medicare Advantage program is looking like a gorilla in much of the country -- but not everywhere.
There will be no such thing as a long-term competitive advantage but rather, leaders must constantly rethink the firm's competitive advantages to stay profitable and ahead of the competition.
Advantages produced by the two first types of sources are easy to understand, being reflexes of a bsiness capacity to achieve on a large sclae or in conditions of superiro efficient compared with similar businesses by competing organizations.
The other advantages that EAFs hold, even with legacy costs being less of a factor, are that there can be far lower capital costs and maintenance costs at an EAF mill compared to an integrated steel mill.
The company enjoyed some special treatment in its early years--it had tax advantages and was not a member of the guaranty fund--but since then, it's asked the state Legislature to remove the tax exemption and put the company into the guaranty fund, where it will be assessed to help pay claims for future insolvent companies.
Whatever the condition of the market, developers who position their property for the quickest possible occupancy will have the advantage. Whether it is a remediated brownfield or a build-to-suit, the property that can be made ready the fastest, while offering the tenant distinct advantages will be the first to take advantage of a positive market cycle.
The existence of home advantage in competitive sport is well documented, although the precise causes are less well understood and the topic of much recent research.