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    Bitter Leaf

    bitter leaf Bitter leaf, scent leaf extract protects diabetics from heart, testicular damage Thursday, 19 July 2012 00:00 CHUKWUMA MUANYA Features - Natural Health Top of Form Bottom of Form [pic] Can increasing the intake of bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) and scent leaf (Ocimum gratissimum) protect Nigerians from complications of diabetes? CHUKWUMA MUANYA writes. DIABETES is an age long, serious metabolic disorder with complications that results in significant morbidity and mortality

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    Understanding the Competition

    Understanding the Competition “Know your [competition], know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster.” ~ Sun Tzu YOU are running a company, advising companies or would one day like to be. A company needs to understand its competition, and here are 11 points to help you do that. 1. Identify the competition Who are the company’s major competitors? Taking Cadbury as an example, some of its major competitors are Lindt, Ferrero, Nestlé, Hershey and Mars. 2. Segment Are

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    Monopolistic Competition

    Monopolistic competition: An evolutionary approach EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This term paper shows that a monopolistically competitive equilibrium can evolve without purposive profit maximization. Firms exit the industry if they fail to pass the survival test of making nonnegative wealth. Industry converges in probability to the monopolistically competitive equilibrium as the size of each firm becomes small relative to the market, as the entry cost becomes sufficiently small, and as time gets

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    The Competition

    The morality of Competition Summary about competition often take the form of: Is competition good or bad? This is indeed the way the main contemporary researchers deal with the problem. Is competition good? They answer: No. Is it bad? Yes, in every way, bad psychologically, developmentally, physically, socially, educationally, and productively. But is this really the case? Surely competition is sometimes bad, but is it always bad, or always as bad as it sometimes is? Consider the following

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    Competition

    [E] In a competition, people will experience the thrill of victory or the agony of defeat. [P] The winners may instead be complacent and gloat over their success whereas the losers may lose hope and faith in themselves. Winning does not build one’s character as one may feel a sense of superiority and the desire to triumph over others in order to feel good about himself. [E] Similarly, losing, especially in a public event, can be psychologically detrimental even for the healthiest among us and will

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    Perfect Competition

    Journal of Management and Social Sciences Vol. 3, No. 1, (Spring 2007) 11-21 Applicability of the Theories of Monopoly and Perfect Competition -Some Implications Ravinder Rena * College of Arts and Social Sciences Eritrea Institute of Technology Gobind M. Herani * Indus Institute of Higher Education (IIHE) ABSTRACT This paper addresses the concern that monopolies arise naturally out of the free market. An attempt is made to compare and contrast two theories of monopoly economic and political

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    Competition Poilicy

    Competition puts businesses under constant pressure to offer the best possible range of goods at the best possible prices, because if they don't, consumers have the choice to buy elsewhere. In a free market, business should be a competitive game with consumers as the beneficiaries. Sometimes companies try to limit competition. To preserve well-functioning product markets, authorities like the Commission must prevent or correct anti-competitive behaviour. To achieve this, the Commission monitors:

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    Competition Like

    1. What is competition like in the alternative beverage industry? Which of the five competitive forces is strongest? Which is weakest? What competitive forces seem to have the greatest effect on industry attractiveness and the potential profitability of new entrants? Competition from substitutes is extensive. There were many substitutes to alternative beverages such as tea, soft drinks, fruit juices, bottled water and tap water. Even though substitute products had a bigger market share in the

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    Times Magazine - Article Summary - Bitter Pill

    The High Cost of Care-Bitter Pill By Steven Brill Summary Steven Brill feels that American health care is eating away at our economy and our treasury and discusses the costs associated with the provision of health care services in the U.S.. The article explores the medical world through the medical expenses incurred by a 64-year-old Janice S., Sean Recchi, A 42-year-old from Lancaster, Ohio and several other egregiously billed patients. The article poses the question: why exactly are the

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    Competition

    overall American-based company in the 2010 Fortune 500 list, based on global revenues in 2009 of $118.3 billion. In 2008, Ford produced 5.532 million automobiles. And employed about 213,000 employees at around 90 plants and facilities worldwide. Competition Factor Between the 20th century 80s to 90s, the growth of automobile industry is very slow, and many American companies try to use discount and some preferential policy to attract customers. At the same time, more and more Japanese cars were

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    Competition

    ON COMPETITION Strategy and the Internet 97 Some companies, for example, have used Internet technology to shift the basis of competition away from quality, featurs, and service and toward price, making it harder for anyone in their industries to turn a profit. 98 When seen with fresh eyes, it becomes clear that the Internet is not necessarily a blessing. It tends to alter industry structures in ways that dampen overall profitability, and it has a leveling effect on business practices

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    Competition in School

    would like to share with you on the topic ‘Competition in School’. “I won I’m the best!” or “I don’t believe that I’m not placed”. These expressions are commonly heard in schools when test results are released or after a sporting event. This competitive spirit extends also how good they are in the posts they hold. Competing for top positions or placing in a sporting event has positive and negative effects. On the positive side, competition forces students to face challenges. It brings

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    Is Competition Good

    seems that where people are, there is bound to be competition. The question is, is competition beneficial toward us? Does competition always bring out the best in people? Although competition does push us to excel, it does not always promise such beneficial results. Competition can be seen in students going through education. It can be seen in sports between teams or between a few people. Competition is almost always seen between companies. Competition is everywhere. It can be harmful but it can also

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    Global Competition

    The effect of global competition on an organization’s strategies for maximizing profits. To talk about global competition is necessary to define what competition is. Competition as a set of patterns or actions taken to obtain the best and highest performance in a particular field of action, in the business aspect is the continuous transformation from companies that want to stay positioned in the market relative to other companies in the same economic activity. On the other hand, the "global economy"

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    Competition in Healthcare

    Gloves On: The Presence of Competition in the Healthcare Industry Gina Ruggiero HCA 421 Instructor Celya Tilley August 23, 2013 The driving force of any business is that of competition; the healthcare industry is no different. The presence of competition provides a need to grow and continually offer quality services or products; however, the competition in the healthcare industry can be a very daunting at times. The cost of medical care is rising and patients are expecting a

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    Competition

    THE COMPETITION ACT, 2002 No. 12 OF 2003 as amended by The Competition (Amendment) Act, 2007 2007 THE COMPETITION ACT, 2002 1 No. 12 OF 2003 [13th January, 2003.] An Act to provide, keeping in view of the economic development of the country, for the establishment of a Commission to prevent practices having adverse effect on competition, to promote and sustain competition in markets, to protect the interests of consumers and to ensure freedom of trade carried on by other participants

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    The Cost of Competition

    Microeconomic Assignment | The cost of Competition | Case Analysis | Justine Liu MBA Candidate at TiasNimbas Business School | * Explain how between January and September 1997 the game changed compared to that which had existed prior to January 1997. Prior to January 1997, there were only two big players in the market of flights between Turin in Italy and Innsbruck in Austria. These two players are Air Turin and Innsbruck Air. Thus we can conclude this market was a duopoly one

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    Competition Rivalry

    competitive actions. 5. Discuss factors affecting the likelihood a competitor will respond to actions taken against it. 6. Explain competitive dynamics in slow-cycle, fast-cycle and standard-cycle markets. CHAPTER OUTLINE Opening Case Competition Between Hewlett-Packard and Dell: The Battle Rages On A MODEL OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY COMPETITOR ANALYSIS Market Commonality Resource Similarity DRIVERS OF COMPETITIVE ACTIONS AND RESPONSES Strategic Focus Who Will Win the Competitive

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    Bitter Day

    the bitter day of Thanksgiving , both sides of my immeasurable family came to visit. Both side were rarely seen together since we were so large that the pleasure of seeing all of the at once made me ecstatic. People in pastel colors brought scrumptious foods that wafted through the air making the house smell like thanksgiving. Cousin I haven't seen in ages came in frilly dresses and the boy's dressed up in button down shirts and nice blue jeans. My grandparent from the Brookhart side came with amazing

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    Competition

    Competition as an economic concept is as old as the history of economic thought itself, with its place in economic theory firmly entrenched early on. However, during the past decade which ushered in the age of globalization, new and increasing attention has been focused on competition in policy discussions around the world. “Competition” then became coupled as a matter of course with “policy.” It is not that radically new concepts are being formulated. Rather, a growing need for new approaches in

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    Bitter Competition

    had a great potential market. |Mkt scale/Ton |US |EU |Canada |Japan |Total | |1982 |220 |30 |100 |5 |370 | |1986 |5100 |430 |120 |40 |5730 | * NutraSweet had a capability of 5,000 tons. (Not including capability from Japanese JV) Competition: NutraSweet (NS) was patent owner of aspartame and market leader of aspartame in US since 1970. NutraSweet monopolized aspartame market in US, European and Canadian in 1986 before HSC entered aspartame market in Europe. NS’s patent protection in

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    Academic Competition

    to compete with the people around them rather than compete with themselves, the word ‘Academic Competition’ crawls in. Competition in schools today is much different than it was years ago. Today, it has occupied such a vital part of a student’s life that people started to raise concerns regarding its effects. There are many arguments regarding the positive and negative aspects of fostering competition in our schools. Some think that it’s dismal, that it robs students’ self-esteem and it leads to

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    Monopolistic Competition

    Monopolistic Competition is a market structure in which there are several or many sellers; each produce similar, but slightly differentiated products. Differentiation can be on the basis of colour, design, size, taste, fragrances, etc. Each producer can set its price and quantity without affecting the marketplace as a whole. Wikipedia explains the concept as, “A common market form. Many marketers can be considered monopolistically competitive, often including the markets for restaurants, cereal

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    Competition

    “Survival of the fittest” – Competition or Cooperation? Among the most damaging myths and metaphors in business talk are those macho 'Darwinian' concepts of 'survival of the fittest' and 'it's a jungle out there'. The underlying idea, of course, is that life in business is competitive and it isn't always fair. But that obvious pair of points is very different from the 'dog-eat-dog', 'every [man] for [him]self' imagery that is routine in the business world. It is true that business is and must

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    Basis of Competition

    YOUR LOGO HERE PRESS RELEASE The 24th Official Great Aussie Pie Competition The 24th Official Great Aussie Pie Competition is on again, being held this year on the 9-12th September 2013 at Fine Food Australia at the Sydney Exhibition Centre. GOURMET PIES is excited to be participating, entering ten categories ranging from beef (plain and chunky), chicken, vegetables, seafood, breakfast, with one of their highly popular and well-loved pies. “Our specialty is pies, we have many recipes

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    Perferct Competition

    Perfect Competition Perfect competition is a problem that is emerging in a market in which buyers and sellers are informed about all elements of monopoly that are absent and the market price of a commodity is not control by individual buyers and sellers. Perfect competition is simply looked as a market structure where competition is at its greatest possible level. According to Kirzner (2000), “Perfect competition therefore came to mean the situation in markets where each and every participant lacks

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    Competition

    strong force in the PC industry with great impact on profitability. Rivalry is high because the competition in the computer industry is very intense among very few serious competitors. The top four PC vendors (Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Lenovo, and Acer) accounted for 53.6% of worldwide shipments in 2011. Leadership in the industry has shifted numerous times, leading to slight differentiation and price competition by each company in an attempt to get ahead. Threat of new entrants is a weak competitive

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    Competition

    COMPETITION Introduction The umbrella market in India is extremely vibrant (Gulati & Jain, 2010). Umbrellas are commonly, as well as, extensively utilized in India to protect against rain and sun. The drastic growth in India’s population, changes in climatic conditions and social outlook, as well as an increasing income has led to an increased demand for umbrellas. The most common types of umbrellas in the Indian market are the straight (ordinary), as well as, folding umbrellas that are

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    Competition Policy

    Better Regulation for Growth Regulatory Quality and Competition Policy Investment Climate Advisory Services of the World Bank Group With funding from FIAS, the multi-donor investment climate advisory service in partnership with BETTER REGULATION FOR GROWTH GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORKS AND TOOLS FOR EFFECTIVE REGULATORY REFORM REGULATORY QUALITY AND COMPETITION POLICY INVESTMENT CLIMATE ADVISORY SERVICES WORLD BANK GROUP ©2010 The World Bank Group 1818 H Street NW Washington DC

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    Importance of Competition

    Importance of Competition People like to believe that competition is petty and immoral; that competition teaches us to be selfish and egotistical. I, however, disagree. Competition is an important aspect that we all face many times in our lives. Competition does teach us negative skills, but it also teaches us important traits such as innovation and perseverance, without it we would have complacency. With that in mind, we are often contradicting ourselves by saying that competition is not important

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    Competition

    Johnson Abstract: Competition between various species can differ on the amount of abundant or limited resource availability and the rate at which resources can be consumed. The competitive exclusion principle is that two organisms cannot occupy the same niche. However if two species do not completely overlap, then we see instances of coexistence between each species. However, competition variability is seen between same specie organisms and among differing species. Competition between two of the

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    Competition in Mythology

    Flanders Professor Lee When we think of competition the first thought that comes to mind ids sports. Competition is relevant in many things. Spirts is not the only thing. Competition is engrained in our DNA from the day we are born and we all have a different competitive spirit within. Competition has no racial or gender bias. Competition within has bene around for ages. Competition has shaped many cultures and is an important social building block. Competition is defined as “a contest for some prize

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    Competition

    Life is a gift but living is a battle. Different parties competing for one goal, winning. A competition is an event wherein the best of the best is tested in a particular skills proving their self and God given talents. Preparation for such events is a matter of hard work, honesty and loyalty to the job. Upon preparing a competition, a feeling between excitement, nervousness and joy comes to those participants, organizers and all the parties involved. Excitement for everyone that they will be

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    Steven Brill Bitter Pill

    U.S Health Care Systems Professor Asi [HSA 3111] Assignment #2 – Bitter Pill Reading up on Steven Brill's TIME magazine article Bitter Pill has been a very informative and great read on the current standings of the healthcare industry. Before listening to Brill and the new healthcare reform under ObamaCare, I was under the assumption that the Unites States government was doing all they could to keep healthcare costs to a minimum. I was sadly mistaken. In all 25,000+ words Steven Brill assigned

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    Plant Competition

    Plant Competition INTRODUCTION This experiment was used to show the different types of competition between species. Competition was defined as being a “relationship between members of the same or different species in which individuals are adversely affected by those having the same living requirements, such as food or space” (Competition 2010). There are two different types of competition that we will be observing during this experiment. The first type would be intraspecific, which means “competition

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    Perfect Competition

    you. I'm sorry for not doing the right things while I could have. I'm sorry Perfect Competition Perfect Competition and Assumptions Perfect competition is a market structure that in the long run produces allocative and productive efficiency. If all markets were operating with perfect competition then the best allocation of resources would occur for society. There are a few assumptions to perfect competition: * Firms attempt to maximise their profits * There are many participants in the

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    Monopolistic Competition

    meal. There are several choices of low calorie frozen, microwaveable food products available in the market nowadays (Creasy, 2015). This implies that the market structure is somewhere between a monopolistic and oligopolistic competition, leaning more towards monopolistic competition (Economicsonline.co.uk, 2015). The low-calorie frozen food products available in the market are relatively similar with slight differentiation amongst them. Leading Competitors The lifestyle of people has changed considerably

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    Competition Is Key

    Olivia Fugate College Writing Competition is Key Although competitive traits are often regarded as a negative qualities in people, they are usually spun in a way that only reveals one side. Being competitive is truly one of the best aspects of a person. Competition can help better yourself, others to better themselves, and even just better everything. Without competitive nature, the world would be dull. There are ways that avoiding our competitive nature can hurt us more than help. A few bi

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    Perfect Competition

    times have you heard that, ‘my water bill is too high!” This interaction between positive price and normative price is an ongoing phenomenon and of particular interest to marketers who attempt to create and sustain customer satisfaction. d. Competition and Competitors’ pricing strategies Third, if the firm functions in a market where there are many competitors offering similar products, the firm may not have a choice about what level price to seek. thus, we first assess buyers’ perception of

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    Ipr and Competition

    Property Rights and policy 6 Competition Law and Policy 7 CONFLICT BETWEEN IPR AND COMPETITION LAW 9 INDIAN SCENARIO 14 Analysis of Judgments 16 CONCLUSION 20 BIBLIOGRAPHY 21 List of abbreviations AIR - All India Reporter CCI – Competition Commission of India US – United States of America Del – Delhi Bom - Bombay SC – Supreme Court IPR – Intellectual Property Rights GI – Geographical Indication Index of Authorities List of Statutes * The Competition Act; 2002. * The Copyright

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    Monopolistic Competition

    Monopolistic Competition Monopolistically Competitive industries have the following characteristics: 1. Many small to medium sized firms 2. Similar product, but not identical 3. Less than perfect information, firm has some control over price 4. Easy, but not free, entry. Monopolistic Competition works much like monopoly, but in equilibrium, it has some features of perfect competition. As seen in the graph a monopolistically competitive firm faces a downward sloping demand curve for

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    Competition Policy

    Unit 1 Task 3 John-Khalid Brigden 509140621 Competition policy and regulatory mechanism on Rio Tinto We will be looking at the following UK Company in relation to competition policy and regulatory mechanism: Rio Tinto is a leading global UK and Australian mining and metals company. The Head office is in London UK. It was Founded in 1873 (Tinto, 2016). There are four pillars of regulatory mechanism and competition policy in the UK and The European Commission. The legislation is contained in

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    Competition Law

    you the lowest price possible of R20 000.00 amounts to a restrictive vertical practice which is prohibited in s 5 (1) of the Competition Act 89 of 1998 (Hereafter ‘the Act’). The bicycle shops are prohibited from solely relying on a minimum price which is fixed by Trek, as this amounts to an agreement between the parties which substantially prevents or lessens the competition in the market. An agreement with such an effect is prohibited by s 5(1) of the Act. More specifically, the issue deals with

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    Bitter Competition

    Bitter Competition: The Holland Sweetner Company vs. NutraSweet (A) Jon Bain-Chekal Introduction: The worldwide aspartame market has enjoyed patent protected financial prosperity since the early 1980’s. In 1986 the world demand for aspartame was 5,730 tons annually with future projected world demand reaching 10,000 tons annually, a 75% increase over 1986 demand. The Monsanto Corporation, the current owner of the rights to manufacture aspartame, under the brand name NutraSweet (NS), reported 1986

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    Competition

    In America competition is in our everyday lives. Even if it is competing with someone else or yourself it is still considered competition. People are always trying to be the better person. Take politics for example when America is trying to pick a new president there is a competition to see who can win the people’s votes. What makes competition happen every day is because it is in our blood, competition can improve who we are, and competitions defines winners and losers. First of all it is actually

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    Global Competition

    Strategy & Leadership Emerald Article: Global competition 2021: key capabilities for emerging opportunities Armen Ovanessoff, Mark Purdy Article information: To cite this document: Armen Ovanessoff, Mark Purdy, (2011),"Global competition 2021: key capabilities for emerging opportunities", Strategy & Leadership, Vol. 39 Iss: 5 pp. 46 - 55 Permanent link to this document: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/10878571111161525 Downloaded on: 29-03-2012 To copy this document: permissions@emeraldinsight.com

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    Monopolistic Competition

    Monopolistic competition (MC) is the market structure of restaurants in Miami, FL. Monopolistic competition is a market structure in which many firms sell a differentiated product into which entry is relatively easy, in which the firm has some control over its product price and in which there is considerable non price competition. In Miami there is a large number of full service restaurants , 34,000, for the city’s population of 2.5 million. In monopolistic competition (MC) there are a large

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    Competition

    Discussion of the European Union’s competition policies Since the turn of the century, Europe’s economic prosperity has rested upon the European Union’s competition policies and regulation of abusive market structures and anti-competitive behaviour. The last fifty years have illustrated that open markets foster innovation and efficiency, while delivering Europeans higher quality products and services at lower prices. This will ultimately lead to Europe’s

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    Competition Analysis

    week one writes a 6-7 paragraph analysis of the competition this product faces. What particular market segment is this product trying to reach? In your opinion, are they successful? How is the product being positioned? What type of outside influences do customers face when purchasing this product? What impact, in any, does it have on the consumer? The Ford Fusion Hybrid faces some pretty good competition from several direct and indirect competition. Hybrids are becoming more popular and some are

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    Is Competition Good?

    Is Competition good? Competition is known as the act of competing. It is now a common issue that has been evolving in our society in the 21st century. Competition happens everywhere at any time. It will arise whenever two or more parties fight to strive for a goal that cannot be shared between one another. This particular goal includes basically everything on earth, for instance, money, land, power, and the list goes on. In my opinion, competition is certainly beneficial for everyone. It

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