• 1. Introduction
  • 2. Competition Model
  • 2.1. Basic Assumption: Increasing Competition
  • 2.2. Deducted Assumptions: Implications of Improving Competition
  • 2.3. Competition for Resources and External Frameset
  • 3. Research Hypothesis
  • 3.1. Hypothesis in Competition
  • 3.2. Hypothesis in Flexibility
  • 3.3. Hypothesis in Core Competencies
  • 3.4. Hypothesis in Outsourcing
  • 3.5. Hypothesis in Risk Management
  • 4. Survey Instrument
  • 4.1. Personal Recognition Questionnaire
  • 4.2. Data Research
  • 4.3. Questionnaire Application
  • 4.4. Documentation
  • 4.5. Supplementary Literature Research
  • 5. Research Participants
  • 5.1. Countries
  • 5.2. Institutions
  • 5.3. Types of Persons
  • 6. Preliminary Results
  • 6.1. Average Agreement Levels on Closed Questions
  • 6.2. Answers towards Open Questions
  • 6.3. Results in Literature Research
  • 7. Summary and Further Research