1. To talk on and on; chatter. 2. To be critical of or find fault with.
1. The interaction of two or more agents or forces so that their combined effect is less than the sum of their individual effects. 3. The potential ability of individual organizations or groups to be less successful and nonproductive as a result of a merger. 4. Competitive interaction between partners in a relationship that creates a reduced combined result that is less than the sum of their individual results.
A small, profitable segment of an existing market. It is easier for new companies, projects or start-ups to gain a competitive advantage and to dominate their field by focusing on a small market, versus a highly served large market. This is counterintuitive for most people because they think there are more opportunities in large, established markets.