Big Push

Big Push

In international development, a model stating that companies decide whether or not to industrialize their operations based on what they believe other companies will do. Though industrialization is expensive, it can result in a tremendous competitive advantage over companies that do not do so. The big push posits that these facts significantly influence the judgments of companies mulling industrialization. See also: Game theory.
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Registration forms for the Big Push are available from gracereseachfund@warwick.
It'll be the big push to create more gems along the emerald necklace" known as the Los Angeles River, she said.
SCOTLAND made their big push last night to snatch the 2009 Ryder Cup away from Wales.
Empower America, founded by Jack Kemp and William Bennett in 1993, plans a big push for vouchers this year.
Nanotechnology research received a big push when the National Nanotechnology Initiative was formed in 2000," said Scott Mize, President of Foresight Nanotech Institute.
The team from Button & Co, Manor Road, city centre, took part in an event called The Big Push to raise money for the Grace Research Fund.
We're pumped and ready, but the big push is starting,'' said Taylor Skinner, who took home eight first-place awards when the county winners were announced Feb.
FAIR City star Jim Bartley gave veteran cyclist Michael Sutton a big push at the weekend to start him off on a 3,000-mile charity ride.
Oakwood Corporate Housing (a division of Oakwood Worldwide) is making a big push for travel agent business amid increased competition in the extended-stay housing market," wrote Travel Weekly magazine (March 9, 1998), in an article which introduced Oakwood's travel distribution efforts via the GDS.
He just basically gave Glendale a big push, a head start on massive growth,'' said Juliet Arroyo, author of the book ``Early Glendale.
Donations remain steady but now we need a big push.
There has been a big push for more 'transparency' during the course of the past two years, where people want more information besides just the rating," Mr.