Competition, competitiveness, business organizations, competitiveness assessment methodology.


The present article considers the issues related to competitiveness of domestic enterprises that is one of the high-priority tasks in Russia. The emphasis is made on the globalization processes, requiring from Russian companies a fierce competitive struggle, including an increase in the quality of products and services, cost optimization, profit maximization and certain efforts to improve other factors of competitiveness. In such circumstances, the state is not always able to protect domestic enterprises from global competition, because many protective barriers, designed to support enterprises, apply no longer.

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