Essays Tagged: "core competencies"

Assessment of core competencies for Verizon Corp.

Executive SummaryIn order to identify Verizon's core competencies, a SWOT and Five Forces analysis was performed. The SWOT analysis showed internal ... not be once the economy recovers.Together, the SWOT and Five Forces analysis revealed the following core competencies: personnel, marketing, operations, and leadership. These core competencies are com ... focuses more heavily on rising star lines of business such as wireless and high-speed data services.Core CompetenciesCore competencies include the aptitudes and expertise most crucial to providing val ...

(6 pages) 564 2 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Assessment of Core Competencies and a "SWOT" analysis of Kohler COmpany

to a broader range of customers; and Threats - Porter's 5 forces. Due to the analysis provided, the core competencies of Kohler emerge as high quality, great design, history and tradition, and a commi ... entify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (using Porter's five forces), Kohler's core competencies are revealed. What makes Kohler stand out from its competitors is Kohler's focus o ...

(7 pages) 530 3 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Successful global strategy in a service industry.

rovider successful. It is a growing industry. Today organizations are focusing on a narrowed set of core competencies and are eliminating or outsourcing all other activities such as payroll and call c ... as payroll and call centers to a third party firm. While outsourcing has often been limited to non-core elements, in today's business model any process or function is a viable outsourcing candidate i ...

(3 pages) 244 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Saks, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom Strategic group and technology

hrough e-commerce strategies we will be able to see the similarities and differences in these firms core competencies and business strategies.BackgroundSince 1998, Saks Inc. has opened forty-seven new ...

(6 pages) 126 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Problems with Ikea

ts.Recommendation: IKEA should broaden its selection base of hiring people. Whilst not changing the core competencies required of key staff, a new emphasis should be placed on the hiring of people fro ...

(2 pages) 324 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A case study of Bombardier with SWOT,internal and external elements which add to the company success

In an effort to regain profitability, it has embarked upon a concentration strategy to focus on its core competencies of aerospace and mass transit, which would be supported by Bombardier Capital and ... cient. However, we recommend that future capital be put toward strengthening market position of its core competencies, primarily BT and debt repayment. We also recommend that new, untapped markets be ...

(14 pages) 389 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Strategic Analysis on Motorola Inc..

nt 6Organizational Aspects 6Marketing Aspects 6Personal Communications Segment 7SWOT Analysis 7III. Core Competencies 8Wireless 8Broadband 8Automotive 8Embedded Electronic Products 9IV. Technology Inn ... mobile systems. Motorola's technical and business strategy combines DSP and applications processor cores positioning the company to compete in a wide variety of applications that goes beyond traditio ...

(34 pages) 1434 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Value chain strategies of - A Logistics industry

ction of procurement and sales markets is motivating companies to concentrate increasingly on their core competencies and to employ external specialists for numerous services. The best example of this ... uch as logistics, as well. The obvious reason: Whoever delegates services that do not belong to his core business wants to do that completely and without friction; therefore he needs a single contact, ...

(15 pages) 722 0 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Analysis low-price airline-raynair

with national airlines (British Airway and Aer Lingus). On the base of the value chain analysis the core competencies are highlighted. At last the group will give some recommendations on the improveme ... ional airlines make heavy public promotions of their operations compared with low-cost airlines.5.4 Core competenceThe Value chain highlights the value of a company, allows the group to believewhat th ...

(8 pages) 659 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Startegic Human Resources Management

ce or in becoming the low cost leader but in also being able to tap the company's special skills or core competencies and rapidly respond to customer's needs and competitor's moves. In other words com ...

(3 pages) 230 3 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management has many qualities that keep them at the top of the e-retailing business. The first of their core competencies is being the leader in e-retailing. They are able to obtain this status by having ... iling. Low cost structure, a real time ordering system and being more global round out's core competencies that make them the number one choice among online did not obt ...

(3 pages) 183 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Coffee corporation

analysis undertaken by STARBUCKS COFFEE CORPORATION with the advantage of the marketing mix and its core competencies for market penetration in the Indian market. Lastly, the paper goes ahead to sugge ... nces, income variations, customs and living style. Having done that, it discusses the strengths and core competencies of the company, revealing the brand image it has.The marketing mix of the company ...

(24 pages) 544 0 3.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Outsourcing - The trend of American business' outsourcing jobs in order to save money.

ompleted more proficiently elsewhere; thereby allowing the company the opportunity to work in their core competencies. In other words, they concentrate on what they do best. This concept was developed ...

(6 pages) 366 0 4.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Personal and management competence.

g processes. In addition, Picket (1998) adds that in today environment, managers, must identify the core competencies of their organisation. This action will ensure the adequate and appropriate corres ... h have been highly oriented in successive managers in different organisations around the world. The core competencies seem to be goodwill enhancing" (p.12). Reliability has a great impact on the abili ...

(16 pages) 878 0 3.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

IBM & EMSs Partnerships: An Operations Management Case Study.

AGES AND DISADVANTAGES.The main advantages from outsourcing IBM's computer assembly are focusing on core competencies, reducing costs, and accessing world-class capabilities. However, IBM's decision i ... ed with the disadvantages of losing control and knowledge, and instability.Advantage I: Focusing on Core CompetenciesFocusing on core competencies is the most strategic objective that an OEM seeks fro ...

(10 pages) 156 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Core Competences.

A Core Competency is a deep proficiency that enables a company to deliver unique value to customers. I ... icularly of how to coordinate diverse production skills and integrate multiple technologies. Such a Core Competency creates sustainable competitive advantage for a company and helps it branch into a w ... ble competitive advantage for a company and helps it branch into a wide variety of related markets. Core Competencies also contribute substantially to the benefits a company's products offer customers ...

(2 pages) 163 0 2.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Outsourcing and its Effects on Business.

tages and disadvantages. Advantages include lower costs, better quality, downsizing to focus on the core competencies, highly motivated workforce, and Information System performance problems. Disadvan ... der to remain efficient and competitive. For this reason, IT managers decide to choose transfer non-core activities such as IT services to foreign specialist supplier who can potentially deliver quali ...

(12 pages) 795 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Rei Case(BUS 188)

outdoor equipment and clothing. They have been successful because of their awareness to using their core competencies as a competitive advantage. There are many competitive forces affecting the compan ...

(9 pages) 90 1 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

India becoming an important research center

century, corporations are hurrying to:1) search globally for opportunities and resources2) focus on core competencies and mutually beneficial longer term relationships3) outsource those activities tha ... ertake India in the sector so long as it keeps that edge. (Business Week, 2006). Expatiating on the core strengths of Indian IT industry, the sector which employs 0.8 million people now have the poten ...

(10 pages) 240 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Technology, Inventory and Warehouse Management, Notes for ppt. slides

ical back-end functions such as customer service and fulfillment allows retailers to focus on their core competencies; marketing and growing their business. At the same time, outsourcing saves time an ...

(3 pages) 98 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers