The ongoing process of globalisation has prompted an extensive debate on how to enhance industrial competitiveness of economies all over the world. This book focuses on the way developing economies, best-practice policies and institutions for improving industrial competitiveness in an integrated world economy are introduced. Leading international contributors cover such important themes as: benchmarking competitiveness across countries; management of competitiveness strategy; international trade policies; privatisation, regulation and domestic competition policy; foreign direct investment policies and promotion; science, technology and innovation policies; business development services and financial policies for small enterprises. This comprehensive collection is a vital contribution to an important debate. It will be essential reading for students in the field of development economics, international business and innovation. Not only this, but it should find itself a place on development policy-makers' bookshelves.