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Table 1 Categorization of results of the applied models

From: Determining performance criteria of railway market: a case study

No Main scope Significant factors on cluster performancea Diamond model description Five forces model description SWOT model description Score (%) Number of company responses for the related factor
1 Competitiveness on national level Unplanned and short-term orders Demand conditions Threat of new entrants Threats 67 62
2 Competitiveness on international level Insufficient capital Input conditions Threats of established rivalry Weaknesses 82 76
3 Competitiveness on national and international level Restriction of physical size of production plant Input conditions Threat of new entrants Threats 80 74
4 Competitiveness on international level Insufficient R&D background Supportive Factor- Cooperation and Education/R&D Inst. Threat of established rivals Weaknesses 61 57
5 Supplier choice criteria of customers Stability – Reliability Not found Not found Not found 66 61
6 Supplier choice criteria of customers Quality Not found Threat of substitute products or services Not found 57 53
7 Weakness points of suppliers Delays in delivery time Input conditions Bargaining power of suppliers Weaknesses 91 85
8 Clusters advantages Close to other suppliers and customers Not found Not found Not found 55 51
9 Clusters disadvantages Difficulties in finding qualified personal Input conditions Threat of new entrants Weaknesses 83 77
10 Clusters disadvantages Far from rail and sea connects, higher transport costs Input conditions Not found Not found 52 48
  1. Note: aSignificant criteria are assessed if it is over %70 as a threshold value