Contribution of System Dynamics Approach in Understanding of Competitiveness Cluster Business

André Alarcon de Almeida Prado, Eder Moreno Ferragi, João Maurício Gama Boaventura, Renato Telles


The present study aimed to set up a modeling exploratory operation of business clusters through System Dynamics approach, considering factors involved in the process, the fundamentals of competitive performance clusters proposed by Zaccarelli, Telles, Siqueira, Boaventura e Donaire (2008). By structuring, according to the system dynamics methodology, the interaction of systemic effects, responsible for the competitive stage of these inter-organizational arrangements, according to the authors, causal diagrams were developed for each foundation. As main results, mapping the dynamic interactions offered a new theoretical perspective on management and operation and competitiveness of business clusters


Cluster; System Dynamics; Competitiveness Clusters; Strategy; Local Productive Arrangements (APL).


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