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Definition: Competing


Quick Summary of Competing

A conflict management style that emphasises assertiveness and minimises cooperation.

What is the dictionary definition of Competing?

Dictionary Definition

To contend emulously; to seek or strive for the same thing, position, or reward for which another is striving; to contend in rivalry, as for a prize or in business; as tradesmen compete with one another.

Synonyms For Competing

compete, competitive, competition, rival, competitiveness

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Competing. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
January 17, 2022
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Competing. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: January 17, 2022).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Competing are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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