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John Troughton
Sustainable Business Management, Australia

Competition versus Cooperation

Porter has undermined society with his over-emphasis on competition. Co-operation should be the driver of business and progressive companies are seeing this and ditching competition and Porter.

  Humberto Ochoa

Competition and Collaboration

It is a complex topic, competition can end the life of the weakest, competition gives birth to new players, it is the origin in many cases of the most innovative ideas and the reason for many jobs to temporarily disappear. It is still to be discovered who is right or wrong.
Collaboration can build wealth too; but finding a healthy reason for it has not seeing many successes. I hope this can trigger additional thought.

  Juergen Peterke
Management Consultant, Germany

Competition and Cooperation

Porter hasn´t brought up the idea of competition - he describes a phenomena which is there obviously. And cooperation wouldn´t substitute competition but might lead to competitive advantage.
In today´s turbulent times many companies are at the same time cooperating with and competing each other.

  Barry Leach
Consultant, Germany

Competition vs. collaboration

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  S K Bal Palekar

Collaboration is a part of competition !

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  Alec Fraher
Student (Other), United Kingdom

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  Stewart Goldring
Director, United Kingdom

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  Colin Holmes
Business Consultant, United Kingdom

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  Neena Kumar
Student (MBA), United Kingdom

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  Gopalakrishna Bhat
Project Manager, India

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  John Carlisle
Strategy Consultant, United Kingdom

Competition versus Cooperation

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  Andrew Blaine
Business Consultant, South Africa

Competition and Cooperation

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  John Carlisle
Strategy Consultant, United Kingdom


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