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The State

False and favoritism policies implemented by the State for many years, created a protective environment for private business government that guaranteed them attractive benefits with minimum effort by the business, through a "help" allowed to increase their profits , leaving aside the competitive and innovative capacity of many companies that quickly became accustomed to protectionism provided by the State. The inadequacy of social services, judiciary and public administration, which has created a barrier between private companies and state, causing unnecessary obstacles to the better development of the industry. The lack of clear laws and safe in relation to property rights and exploitation concessions, generating major constraints for the mining industry and pulp and paper. The existence of rigid labor laws that limit the establishment of employment generating industries such as textile and automotive industries. The lack of protection of intellectual property rights affects the development of the software industry.

The bad policies of pricing and the marking, which has affected the growth of industries producing rice and cocoa. The failed investment programs, which have affected the development of consulting engineering. The lack of clarity about the role played by the private sector, national and international levels significantly affecting the development of the oil industry. In general, state intervention participants discussed, has largely stuck in the development of Venezuelan companies in terms of competitiveness, because in its eagerness to promote to employers, workers and consumers, has created an unfavorable environment policies that reduced the incentives for wanting improve and compete nationally and internationally. SUGGESTIONS, OPINIONS To start a real role with regard to competitiveness, alliances requires a joint effort between the government and businesses to make way once and for all the different industrial sectors of the country, and that may become competitive every one of them. To achieve this are suggested: The Government must exercise once and for all its role as provider of basic services, such as social security, health, education, infrastructure, justice and general regulation of the significant elements and necessary for the better performance of companies and citizens, of course, without actually hinder the free development of domestic industries.

The State must promote free trade and restore macroeconomic stability to enable to bring foreign investment. The State must reform all laws, policies and systems that are not contributing to the achievement of objectives, such as education, science and technology policies, the public administration and judicial system. The state must modernize financial markets and further support the smooth running of them. The government must level the prices of utilities and energy. Businesses, for their part, must conduct a thorough analysis about their structures, strategies and skills to reframe these issues in terms of its new objectives to be competitive. Businesses should contribute to the formation of industry associations and networks that enable them to cope with globalization and compete with the industrial blocks of more developed countries. Companies should give greater importance to human resources, as these can become the key to success if you know how to use. Source: – Review: Debates IESA. N 16, year 8. – Notes from the chair Topics management, virtual classroom, Graduate Quality management and productivity, fasc. UC 2009.