This study aims at exploring the competition, cooperation, and coopetition intensity in a network. Conducted by qualitative research, this study investigates a network which is composed of thirteen companies in the Taiwan simulator industry. Longitudinal data were collected from twenty-two bidding contracts during 1995-2002 The unit of analysis is the bidding contract. Drawing from network perspective, this study analyzes the competition matrix as well as cooperation matrix of these twenty-two bidding cases. According to the results, this study develops the equations of competition, cooperation and coopetition intensity to delineate the competitive and cooperative behaviors in a network.
The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge, 7(2), 150-155