Research Papers/Topics in Strategy/Management

Assessing the Impact of Competitive Intelligence on Competitive Effectiveness in the Zimbabwean Pharmaceutical Retail Sector

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Competition is more of a war of survival than an ad-hoc business challenge [Smith, 1954]. Competitive effectiveness is important for every commercial rm, as it capacitates the rm to survive even under competitive pressure, sustain shareholder value, and the ability to guarantee a healthy return on investment. Threatened by a series of poor business results is BR Pharmacy, a small entity eking out a determined resolve to stay aoat in the highly competitive Zimbabwean pharmace...