Essays Tagged: "Core competency"

Dell economics analysis

petitors aggressively enter--should they try every possible market or focus on building on areas of core competency? Also the challenge of choosing the platform that will be adopted by the largest amo ...

(3 pages) 384 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Core competency

What is Aardvark's core competence? The general consensus of the reading states it to be Aardvark's creative ability. A ... underlying reasons behind it. "Creativity" seems to be too general of concept to be considered as a core competence. The ability to research and develop a campaign/slogan/jingle that will stay with th ... jingle that will stay with the target consumer and create "brand recognition" for products is their core competency. Simply stated, Aardvark is outstanding with the delivery of an impressionable messa ...

(3 pages) 106 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Asahi Glass Company:Strategy

ing it to reach $20 billion by the turn of the century. Flat glass could be viewed as the company's core competency as not only was it the biggest generator of sales but also in 1992, 56% of the sales ... such as 'heat reflective glass' and 'double-glazing' glass units.Asahi should definitely tap on its core competency which is flat glass and exploit opportunities in this business. This glass with dist ...

(6 pages) 124 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Understanding Outsourcing: A Theoretical Analysis of its Benefits and Risks to Businesses

y underperformance of conglomeration and vertical integration in the market and a consensus of "the core competency", more and more companies appear to rely on this strategy to have an effective resou ... f articles contained by those journals, two steps were taken to reduce the list and locate relevant core articles. Firstly, the focus was narrowed on articles published in the last decade. Initially t ...

(30 pages) 833 1 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Apple strategic analysis. This paper includes SWOT/TOWS analysis, PEST analysis, and strategic environmental scan.

APPLE COMPUTERCASE ISSUESCore Competency (CI#1) : Apple design, develop and market numerous product and service lines. They s ... quality of the buying experience (CI#2)Ø Better brand awarenessØ Less confusion among core competency. (CI#1)Ø Sufficient cash flow to support the discounted prices. (CI#3)CONS&Os ... ENTATIONA. WHO? The top management should narrow their focus to two market segment.B. WHAT? Apple's core competency should focus on the music segment market and the educational segment market in which ...

(19 pages) 1762 1 4.9 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Business Strategy in terms of the Animal: Lion.

e its skills and its way of life to survive in its ecosystem.First, I attempt to examine the lion's core competency, which is a bundle of knowledge and skills that create sustained competitive advanta ... r forces as a tool for analyzing the structure in strategic processes. I then examine the Balanced Scorecard which translates a mission and strategy into a comprehensive set of performance measures th ...

(20 pages) 71 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

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

Project Management

of industries recruiting people with these skills Project management skills are becoming a required core competency for growth and quality oriented organizations.Project management is defined by PMBOK ...

(8 pages) 701 1 4.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Human Resources Practices

A company's human resource is a core competency that competitors cannot copy, and the only one that can produce output whose value i ... l workers feel the need to know how their work is evaluated and the results of their evaluation).b. Core job characteristics - task significance, task identity, skill variety, autonomy, and feedback f ... s are now replacing performance appraisal with planning and development systems that often focus on core competencies and mastery descriptions (descriptions of behaviour that one has mastered it would ...

(7 pages) 429 1 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

News Corp. Business Case analysis

rket entry create the synergies need to make it profitable?-Will this market entry detract from our core competency and increase our overall costs of doing business?Hypothesis:No, News Corp should not ... ews Corp should focus on its Cable Networking Programming segment "package". This will maximize our core competitive advantages.Analysis of HypothesisWhat are News Corp's competitive advantages?1. Syn ...

(3 pages) 142 0 2.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Merging Of BP And Mobil

es with combined capacity of 350,000 barrels a day.BP has strength in term of Fuels while Mobil has core competency on Lubricant especially they emphasize on R&D of Lubricant. So, Mobil has been k ... cutting that make them can complete competitors on selling price. However, they still secure their core competence that is R& D in several dimensions eg. vary in Lubricants of Mobile, Product qua ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Core Competences

1.IntroductionThe emergence of the knowledge economy calls for a new way of competition- core competence that is unique in the development of firms and focuses on the identifying, acquisiti ... s unique in the development of firms and focuses on the identifying, acquisition and development of core competence. An empirical example of Toshiba’s Customer Service illustrates the relation be ... empirical example of Toshiba’s Customer Service illustrates the relation between customer and core competition in the marketing framework of firm and reveals how core competence is finally confi ...

(11 pages) 110 0 3.8 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Develop a Marketing Strategy for Levi's Strauss

re Brand. The company also sells their product to over 110 different countries. This gives Levi's a core competency in experiencing economies of scale due to its global production. The company also ho ...

(6 pages) 136 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Circus Circus

customers. According to management, Circus Circus is in the business of entertainment, and has as a core competency the ability to develop ideas that are desirable to the customer. This is exceptional ... U.S. without any government restrictions regarding legalized gambling. By focusing on the companies core competencies and abilities, Circus Circus has the opportunity to eliminate many of the threats ...

(10 pages) 1061 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Introduction to Expatriate

es management (HRM) in playing a significant role to help business organizations achieving a global core competency. Given the importance, there have been voluminous studies and researches conducted i ... ies for each job, and for each geographical region of the globe, makes it impossible not to rely on core competencies in the selection of the international managers. As with personality variables, the ...

(21 pages) 144 1 3.9 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Gillette Indonesia

llette Indonesia: Growth Strategy and Marketing PlanSummary Statement. Gillette should focus on its core competency by continuing to add value to the new car distribution channel. Gillette should furt ... ease revenues, Gillette should change its fee structure and develop keymarkets that fall within its core competencies to achieve profitability. Gillette should continueits marketing mix, although supp ...

(11 pages) 55 0 1.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Synopsis of Honeywell compared to Global Communications

rm for marketing. This decision was made to outsource an important function, but one that was not a core competency of the business. The main driver was to allow the business to focus on their strengt ... effort due to deeply understood reasoning and careful planning. The outsourced operations were not core competency and there was no need to develop the expertise in-house.In an interview with analyst ...

(2 pages) 428 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Starbucks Case

w countries and the global market. It has shown concentration in being creative and relying on it's core competency of making high quality coffee and coffee equipment to develop new products and marke ... egy is no longer beneficial. We believe that in this case Starbucks will need to concentrate on its core competency, high quality coffee products, and use a Concentration growth strategy. Starbucks wi ...

(29 pages) 335 0 2.3 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Global Outsourcing

important strategy of business is that it has brought a great deal of benefits such as cost saving, core competency focus, reduced production time and increased efficiency (Kehal & Singh 2006). Ou ... le activities to achieve many benefits such as cost savings, better quality and ability to focus on core competence" (Sen, 2005) .These business operation include accounting, human resource functions ...

(15 pages) 150 0 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers