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Competitive Advantage In The Public Sector


  • Ion POPA

    () (Academy of Economic Studies, Piata Romana 6, Bucharest, Romania)

  • Cosmin DOBRIN

    () (Academy of Economic Studies, Piata Romana 6, Bucharest, Romania)

  • Doina POPESCU

    () (Academy of Economic Studies, Piata Romana 6, Bucharest, Romania)

  • Mircea DRAGHICI

    () (Academy of Economic Studies, Piata Romana 6, Bucharest, Romania)


Competitive advantage, the invisible component of the strategy, has as its subbordinates visible components of the strategy (mission, objectives, strategic options, resources, time) According to the renowned specialist Michael Porter, a company’s competitive advantage ,in essence, implies ensuring a reduced cost or a product or service, that differentiates itstelf through its qualities from other products offered by others or by most competitiors. The action which doesn’t lead to one of the advantages above is not of strategic interest, because competitive fight was and is defined as the battle for competitive advantage.

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  • Ion POPA & Cosmin DOBRIN & Doina POPESCU & Mircea DRAGHICI, 2011. "Competitive Advantage In The Public Sector," Theoretical and Empirical Researches in Urban Management, Research Centre in Public Administration and Public Services, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 6(4), pages 60-66, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:rom:terumm:v:6:y:2011:i:4:p:60-66

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