Title: The Chinese competitive advantage

Authors: Jack McCann

Addresses: School of Business, Lincoln Memorial University, Room 140 Business and Education Building, 6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway, USA

Abstract: This research evaluated how China is creating its own competitive advantage within the global economy. The concept of competitive advantage as presented by Michael Porter is utilised as the model for the creation of competitive advantage and a benchmark for comparison in this research. A description of how China is creating a competitive advantage politically, culturally, legally, economically, and through its alignment with the USA, EU, and the global economy is described. In addition, the sustainability of this competitive advantage is considered.

Keywords: strategic management; national competitive advantage; Chinese national strategy; global economy; global business strategy; sustainable strategy; leadership; management; China; sustainability.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSSM.2011.040776

International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management, 2011 Vol.3 No.1, pp.1 - 12

Published online: 24 Jun 2011 *

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