There is a prevailing view in the world of companies, economies and markets that they are arenas where competition thrives. It is true that competition is often a natural part of the market function, but it is not an absolute healthy phenomenon. One of the unhealthy forms of competition is what is known as horizontal hostility, and it is a widespread phenomenon in various sectors, but especially in the world of economics and business.

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