Dutch Diamond?
The usefulness of Porter in
analyzing small countries

Edited by P.R. Beije & H.O. Nuys
December 1995
ISBN: 90-5350-460-5[book cover]
280 pages, illustrated
$57.50 paperback


Contents: Preface. A critical review of Porter's 'diamond' with regard to small countries. Measuring economic performance. Competitiveness of industries and the economics of innovation. The Dutch dairy sector in a European perspective. Industry competitive analysis in the Netherlands: A practitioners view. Regional economic competitiveness: Porter and beyond. The competitiveness of firms in the region of North Brabant: An exploratory analysis of Porter's theory of competitiveness at the level of firms. Conclusions. Contributors. List of tables. List of figures.


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