Research

Business Competitiveness around the Globe

Publications

Lafuente, E., Vaillant, Y. (2021). Pulling from the front or pushing from behind: how competency prioritisation should differ to optimise firm competitiveness. European Business Review, in press, doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/EBR-11-2020-0288

Lafuente, E., Alonso-Ubieta, S., Leiva, J.C., Mora-Esquivel, R. (2021). Strategic priorities and competitiveness of businesses operating in different entrepreneurial ecosystems: a benefit of the doubt (BOD) analysis. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 27(5), 1351-1377, doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-06-2020-0425

Competitiveness Review: Special Issue on business competitiveness. Articles are available here at the journal's website

Lafuente, E., Leiva, J.C.. Moreno, J., Szerb, L. (2020). A non-parametric analysis of competitiveness efficiency: The relevance of firm size and the configuration of competitive pillars. BRQ Business Research Quarterly, 23(3), 203-216, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brq.2019.02.002

Lafuente, E., Szerb, L., Rideg, A. (2020). A system dynamics approach for assessing SMEs' competitiveness. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 27(4), 555-578, doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-06-2019-0204

Moreno-Gómez, J., Lafuente, E. (2019). Analysis of competitiveness in Colombian family businesses. Competitiveness Review, 30(3), 339-354. doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/CR-11-2018-0074

Alonso, S., Leiva, J.C. (2019). Business competitiveness in Costa Rica: a multidimensional approach. TEC Empresarial, 13(3), 28-41. doi: https://doi.org/10.18845/te.v13i3.4597

Working papers

Lafuente, E., Szerb, L., Rideg, A. (2016). A system dynamics approach for assessing business competitiveness. Working paper presented at the 30th RENT Conference, University of Antwerp, Belgium (November 16th-18th).

Country (and local) reports

Lafuente, E., Leiva, J.C.,Mora-Esquivel, R. (2019). Global Competitiveness Project Costa Rica. Informe de Competitividad Empresarial 2019. Cartago, CIADEG Escuela de Administración de Empresas, Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica. ISBN: 978-9930-541-53-1 (ebook).

Lafuente, E., Leiva, J.C.,Mora-Esquivel, R. (2019). Global Competitiveness Project Costa Rica. Informe de Competitividad Empresarial Cartago 2019. Cartago, CIADEG Escuela de Administración de Empresas, Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica. ISBN: 978-9930-541-54-8 (ebook).

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