BusinessFive firms in an industry compete for customers collectively generating $5 billion in sales each quarter. The largest firm dominates with 80% market share and is the only firm in the industry that generates a net profit.
EducationA computer science program has 90 students. The program normalizes grades such that only a small percentage can obtain an A average. Nevertheless, most students graduate and benefit from the program in terms of knowledge and career prospects. negotiate salary. The employee does well in negotiations and gets a better salary than they would have been willing to accept. Nonetheless, the firm goes on to make profits on the employee's productive output resulting in a win-win outcome.
|Overview: Positive-Sum Game|
A competitive situation that results in total gains that exceed total loses.