This title was first published in 2002: This compelling text is the first major application of Michael Porter's diamond framework to identify the sources of national competitive advantage in the case of Greece. Offering a useful evaluation of Porter's theory through an extensive literature review, the book also draws on empirical evidence from five selected Greek industries. It also provides information and commentary on many aspects of the Greek economy, its historical evolution and its current trends. International and Greek investors, international organizations, business consultants and financial institutions will certainly benefit from this analysis of the Greek economic environment. Moreover, universities and researchers will be interested in the evidence supporting or refuting parts of the widely used and cited "diamond" framework.
About the Author
Ioannis Konsolas, Regional Development Institute, Greece
Table of ContentsContents: The competitive advantage of nations; The Greek economy: evolution and competitive advantage; The Greek cement industry; The Greek rolled aluminium products industry; The Greek tourism industry; The men’s outerwear industry in Greece; The Greek dairy industry; Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.