Article | Harvard Business Review | March 2012

Why U.S. Competitiveness Matters to All of Us

by Nitin Nohria


Americans may not realize this, but the world wants the United States to be competitive. For more than a century, global observers have considered the U.S. economy to be an exemplar and America a country to envy and imitate. Unfortunately, America's reign as the global ideal seems to be waning.

Keywords: Globalization; Competition; Economy; United States;


Nohria, Nitin. "Why U.S. Competitiveness Matters to All of Us." Harvard Business Review 90, no. 3 (March 2012).