The Agile Firm Model in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta - Report for the Hong Kong Trade Development Council


  • Liu
  • W.-H.
  • Soltwedel
  • R.
  • Diez
  • J.R.
  • Schiller
  • D.
  • Meyer
  • S.
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It is the purpose of this report to present and discuss findings from two surveys of electronics firms in HK and the PRD. The paper examines how the agile firm model works and whether it can be transformed into a sustained competitive advantage on world markets. Agility refers to a combina-tion of flexibility and informality in business practices which enables firms to adapt to changing industry and market conditions in a highly competitive and rapidly changing business environment.

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