Concepts In Strategic Management And Business Policy: Globalization, Innovation, And Competition

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Register to read the introduction… When new smaller companies enter the industry, it is often followed by a drop in prices to create competition. Whereas, the consolidated industry is representative of the larger firms, which dominates the market scheme and often struggles to differentiate its products from the competition. These industry examples are seen in markets of home appliance, petroleum or oil, and appliances. There are market agreements that exist between major players that often regulate the market and divide it into spheres of influences. Although this can definitely be the case it is not representative of the true markets competition. Other times there are mergers and acquisition on a consolidated market rather than a fragmented one. Fragmented industries tend to offer more opportunities to a major number of companies by the sharing of bother resources and clients. Not only does fragmented industries offer more opportunities, the competition is stronger in most cases than the consolidated market. This is not necessarily an indication that consolidated industries cannot be a heavy hitter when it comes to …show more content…
L., & Hunger, J. D. (2015). Concepts in strategic management and business policy: Globalization, innovation, and sustainability (14th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.

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