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Sun Tzu’s principles of war art and today’s competition strategies: a relative approach

Izzet Kilinc, Mehmet Akif Oncu and Yunus Emre Tasgit
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Izzet Kilinc: Duzce University
Mehmet Akif Oncu: Duzce University
Yunus Emre Tasgit: Duzce University

International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (2147-4478), 2012, vol. 1, issue 1, 8-17

Abstract: The purpose of this study is to associate with the principles of Sun Tzu's art of war and the basic features of the competitive strategies, and to reveal the similarities between Sun Tzu's war strategies and competitive strategies, to generate a different point of view for business and literature. Qualitative research method was used. Sun Tzu's art of war book was examined aspects of competition, and theoretical and practical secondary sources were evaluated. As a result, the Principles of Sun Tzu's art of war have been adapted to the business competitiveness, related to competitive strategies and created a conceptual framework.

Keywords: Competition; Competitive Strategy; Business World; Sun Tzu; the Art of War (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
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