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The AMA Dictionary of Business and Management by George Thomas Kurian

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Race to the top Competition among peers to achieve the distinction of being the leader, usually the market leader.

Radar chart Graphical method of displaying multivariate data in the form of a two-dimensional chart of three or more quantitative variables represented on axes starting from the same point. Also known as web chart, spider chart, start chart, cobweb chart, polar chart, kiviat diagram, or irregular polygon.

Radar mapping Device that permits management to see at a glance the financial status of the firm.

Radical innovation A new product that represents a quantum leap, rather than a sequential progression. Henry Ford’s introduction of the assembly line is an example of a radical innovation in manufacturing.

Raider Corporation, or its ...

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