publication . Book . Other literature type . Article . 1955

An Essay in Economic Theory

Rajiv D. Banker; Inder Khosla; Kingshuk K. Sinha;
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  • Published: 31 Dec 1955
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
Abstract
In recent years, the practitioner literature in operations management has seen a dramatic surge in articles on quality management. It reflects the increased emphasis on quality by U.S. firms, which has been attributed largely to increased competition faced by them. The question of how quality is influenced by competitive intensity, however, has not received much attention, either in the practitioner or the academic research literatures. The notion of competitive intensity itself has not been defined precisely. In this paper, we develop formal models of oligopolistic competition to investigate whether equilibrium levels of quality increase as competition intensif...
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free text keywords: quality, competition, cooperation, oligopoly, investment, Management Science and Operations Research, Strategy and Management, Inversion (meteorology), Non-cooperative game, Competitive intensity, Microeconomics, Economics, Instrumental and intrinsic value, Oligopolistic competition, Oligopoly, Quality management, Industrial organization, Duopoly
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publication . Book . Other literature type . Article . 1955

An Essay in Economic Theory

Rajiv D. Banker; Inder Khosla; Kingshuk K. Sinha;