Thursday, April 23, 2009

Competitive Strength Under Stress

Competition affects credit strength, and never more than in tough times. Favorable conditions can mask competitive weaknesses. Consider General Motors at the peak of the SUV craze. Unfavorable conditions can amplify weaknesses. Consider General Motors today.

This video is about Southwest Airlines and American Airlines and the recent problems in the airline industry. It explores the subject of sustainable competitive advantage. How does a company get it? How likely is it to last? The video is about four minutes long.

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