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Cluster Competitiveness Analysis: A Brazilian Case

Abstract : The objective of this study was to compare the factors related to the development stage and the level of competitiveness of the furniture cluster located in the northwestern region of Paraná/Brazil. For the development of the research, descriptive approaches with quantitative and qualitative procedures were used. As a data collection instrument, a cross-sectional survey was applied with 20 companies in the sector. The data were interpreted from a statistical analysis using the average of the relative frequencies. The results indicated that the competitiveness index is unfavorable and the cluster is in initial stage, pointing out fragility, mainly in the item government policies.
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Elizangela Maria Menegassi de Lima, Isabela Alcantara, Jose Benedito Sacomano, Ana Lima da Silva. Cluster Competitiveness Analysis: A Brazilian Case. IFIP International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS), Sep 2017, Hamburg, Germany. pp.65-72, ⟨10.1007/978-3-319-66926-7_8⟩. ⟨hal-01707300⟩



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