Businessballs is a free ethical learning and development resource for people and organizations. The use of this material is free for self-development, developing others, research, and organizational improvement. In the society desired by Gandhi, each individual will cooperate and serve for the welfare of others and people will share each other's joys, sorrows and achievements as a norm of a social life. For him, in a non-violent society, competition does not have a place and this should become realized with more people making the personal choice to have fewer tendencies toward egoism and selfishness. For him, such qualities glorified and/or left unbridled, can lead to violence, conflict, discord and destructiveness. For Gandhi, competition comes from the ego, and therefore society must be based on mutual love, cooperation and sacrifice for the well-being of humanity. Here, we’re going to delve deep into the world of competitor analysis, and provide you with a comprehensive insight of what competitive analysis really means, the tools and templates you can use, and even some examples of questions you might need to ask to get you started. The term also applies to econometrics. Here, it is a comparative measure of the ability and performance of a firm or sub-sector to sell and produce/supply goods and/or services in a given market. Read How to Conduct a Business Plan Market Analysis.