Enterprise essential – collaborate to compete

In the social economy, successful collaboration is as likely to sustain your enterprise in difficult times as is successful competition. Partnerships and consortia are a growing trend for bidding or contracts. But don’t over-estimate the potential savings from scaling-up your enterprise – particularly when you are selling services rather than products.

 

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One thought on “Enterprise essential – collaborate to compete

  1. adrian ashton

    while this holds true, we should also be mindful that we don’t ‘collaborate ourselves out of the market’ – doing so would not only see the loss of our venture and its associated jobs (which in the context of the bigger picture may be OK), not also risks markets and industries losing opportunities for innovation and creativity… http://bit.ly/1pu1hfa

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