Competition and Cooperation - Two Forms of Competitive Interaction in Construction Cover Image

Соперничество и сотрудничество - две формы конкурентного взаимодействия в строительстве
Competition and Cooperation - Two Forms of Competitive Interaction in Construction

Author(s): Nadezhda Polovnikova
Subject(s): Business Economy / Management, Business Ethics
Published by: Икономически университет - Варна
Keywords: Building; Competitiveness; Cooperation; Interaction; Rivalry
Summary/Abstract: In today‘s business conditions, companies can not provide themselves with competitive advantages and increase business efficiency, only by reducing costs, so other means come to the fore. One of them is long-term cooperation with other business entities, which is of strategic importance and turns into an intangible resource that is difficult to copy by competitors. This method is equally important for construction, in which a lot of participants are involved, on the effectiveness of their interaction timely and high-quality construction of buildings and structures depends. This article is devoted to the competitive interaction of participants in the investment and construction process. In the article two forms of competitive interaction in construction are considered - competitiveness and cooperation. The disadvantages of the company‘s orientation only to compete with other market participants are presented. Also in this paper the concept of cooperation as the most significant ideology of business in a competitive environment, allowing to reduce production and transaction costs, to develop the innovative potential of enterprises is substantiated.