It is an important problem how to achieve and maintain the competitive advantage of China’s
steel industry. This problem is addressed from the viewpoint of resource-based theory. Techniques applied include DEA, Principal Components Analysis, Strategy Group Analysis, ANOVA and Multivariate
Regression to the analysis of data, probing into the multi-relation of resource deployment strategy and
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