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A non-parametric analysis of competitiveness efficiency: The relevance of firm size and the configuration of competitive pillars

Author
Lafuente, E.; Leiva, J.C.; Moreno-Gómez, J.; Szerb László
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
BRQ-Business Research Quarterly
Date of publication
2019
DOI
10.1016/j.brq.2019.02.002
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/130569 Open in new window
URL
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2340943618301245 Open in new window
Abstract
This study employs a DEA model with a single constant input to analyze the competitiveness performance of a unique sample of 103 knowledge-intensive business service (KIBS) firms from Hungary, Spain, Colombia and Costa Rica for the year 2017. Also, we assess how the configuration of competitive pillars—strengths and weaknesses—impacts efficiency and how firm size moderates this relationship. The mean efficiency scores by which the competitiveness output can be optimized is 47.43%. The result...
Citation
Lafuente, E. [et al.]. A non-parametric analysis of competitiveness efficiency: The relevance of firm size and the configuration of competitive pillars. "BRQ-Business Research Quarterly", 2019.
Keywords
Benchmarking, Competitiveness, DEA, System dynamics

Participants

  • Lafuente, Esteban  (author)
  • Leiva Bonilla, Juan Carlos  (author)
  • Moreno-Gómez, Jorge  (author)
  • Szerb, László  (author)

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