The authors emphasize that an economy's competitiveness relies on purposive and intermeshed measures at the meta-, macro-, meso-, and micro- level and a multidimensional guidance concept consisting of competition, dialogue and shared decision-making which integrates the key groups of actors.

chapter |7 pages

Introduction and Summary

chapter 2|5 pages

Macrolevel Determinants

chapter 3|11 pages

Microlevel Determinants

chapter 2|16 pages

Managing the Transition - the Main Tasks

chapter 2|3 pages

Combing Efficiency and Social Equity

chapter 3|7 pages

Combining Efficiency and Sustainability