economic darwinism

 Survival of the strongest in the marketplace.
 ► “Competition yields efficiency and efficiency benefits society. However, competitive societies live in fear; deadlines, sales quotas, profit margins, making the cut, or getting the job are all part of competitive market pressures. Competitive markets have been called ‘economic Darwinism.’ ” (Understanding NAFTA and Its International Business Implications, 1996, p. 244)

American business jargon. 2014.

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