Comparing The Competitiveness Of Small And Large Firms

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The purpose of this sub-chapter - comparing the competitiveness of small and large firms is to determine how they are different and how they are competing in a global technology competition. I will try to explain the strategy and policy of firms, which define their competitiveness, the competition between small and large firms and also their position in a market. For this, it will be good to start from the theoretical side of competition between firms and then to continue with the real market competition and define the most successful companies. Also one of the aims of this research is to determine what setback they have and how firms can improve their strategies in terms of to gain success as much as possible. The productivity of firms plays such an important role in their competition policy. The productivity performance of firms depends on their own R&D efforts. It can affect the productivity. The pool of knowledge, which developed by other firms, also can give an impulse to own R&D expenditures of firms. R&D expenditures from other firms can be thought to influence mutually productivity, as a source of technological spillovers. It’s not possible to disregard that firms evolve in a competitive environment and their R&D decisions are not taken independently from R&D choices of competitors. Consequently, R&D efforts are a source for competition too. The distribution of patents over the technology classes describes the position of the company in the technology market.…
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