Management Glossary

  Search Results: barrier to entry
barrier to entry
A condition that makes it difficult for competitors to enter a market. Examples include very high start-up costs, patents, technical complexity, large costs for customers to switch from one supplier to another and so on.
Contributed by: ManagerWise Staff

Click on a letter to find terms starting with that letter:

You can also click here to see a list of all of the words in the glossary with links to the definitions.

Or, search the glossary:

Match: any word     all words

Help the Glossary Grow!

Click here
to add a definition. We credit contributors of accepted definitions with, at your option, an e-mail and/or Web link.