Paper investigates different business and competitive strategies in the Slovenian banking sector, whose ownership structure is characterized by the prevalent domestic ownership and significant involvement of the government in the two largest banks. Authors model the differences in the quality of services between banks and show that only those banks which invest in competitiveness-promoting activities can develop strategies viable in the long run. By using the most recent survey data they analyze the currently implemented bank strategies and suggest possible readjustments of these strategies.
Authors compare different capitalist systems before and after the global crisis emerged. With comparative analysis method nine different forms of capitalism are defined. The classification of the models is presented and pre-crisis results are discussed. It is showed how the crisis has touched their economies and how they responded. Also, the damage the crisis has caused and the prospects for the future are presented.