Search Results: 'Core competence'
Core Competencies of 3M
"Analyze the 3M’s organization’s internal environment and identify strengths and weaknesses from resources, capabilties, and competencies.
Show your analysis with evidence and... More > present the Strengths and Weaknesses in the table format
Core Competencies of Business Strategy
"Core competence an important business capability that gives it a competitive advantage, core product made from a business’s core competencies, but not for final consumer or... More > ‘end’ user. To be of commercial and profitable benefit to a business, a core competence should:
• provide recognizable benefits to consumers
• not be easy for other firms to copy, e.g. a patented design
• be applicable to a range of different products and markets.
Core competencies and Functional Strategies
Core competencies are organizational strengths or abilities, developed over a long period of time, that customers find valuable and competitors find difficult or even impossible to copy. Honda, for... More > example, is recog¬nized for having core competencies in the engineering and manufacture of small gas- powered engines. Those core competencies have helped Honda conquer numerous mar¬kets, including the markets for motorcycles, cars, lawnmowers, jet skis, and home generators.< Less
THE NECESSITY OF ENHANCED KNOWLEDGE with Reference to the Core Competencies of a Mediator
There are currently various training concepts with regard to mediation and conflict management (applied mediation). A major part of those approaches to competence training is characterised by the... More > fact that they relate to a multitude of techniques, systems and models which were not originally associated with mediation. Diverse training concepts will be presented in this study, including a corresponding method of evaluation by graduates. The thesis will distinguish between the concept of “broadening the system horizon” and the concept of training the “core competences”. The author will also present the framework of an ideal interdisciplinary study course based on the feedback from that comparison of methods. Furthermore, he will explore the effectiveness and optimising impact of that training course on the mediation procedure by means of a survey concerning the development of core competences and the relationship of communication and mediation.< Less
Management Challenges In The Competence-based Organization
Competence-based management is a relative new way of thinking about how organizations gain high performance for a significant period of time. Competence-based management originates from the theory of... More > competence-based strategic management.
The focus of this article is on the specific challenges management faces when applying competence-based strategic management for the realisation of organization goals and objectives, in order to develop sustainable competitive advantage.
A theoretical framework in combination with a step-by-step plan has been developed. The step-by-step plan includes the main challenges which are related to the strategic application of competence-based management. These challenges are explained by means of eight (process) phases. Before continuing with these eight phases, the theory of competence-based management is explained in more detail.< Less
Pichia pastoris - HSA Core Production System
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A Biomanufacturing laboratory manual focusing on a Core Production System - recombinant Human Serum Albumin secreting Pichia pastoris. Includes Upstream, Downstream Processing, Quality Control... More > Biochemistry SOPs, and Quality Assurance Batch Records.< Less
CHO - tPA Core Production System
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A Biomanufacturing laboratory manual focusing on the Core Production System of tPA secreting CHO cells. The manual includes Standard Operating Procedures and Batch Records for Upstream and Downstream... More > processing of tPA along with Quality Control SOPs.< Less
Winning Conversations: Mastering the Art of Business Development
"Take Control of your Destiny with a Proactive Business Development Methodology that Guarantees Revenue Results"
Proactive Business Development Professional generally have no concerns in a... More > changing environment. In a challenging economy 80% of the business that was available under good circustances still exists. Those who know professional business development continue to feast, while their reactive competition is waiting to reactively bid.
Mastering the Art of Business Development is the original training book written by William B. Scheessele, the process and principles discussed are as relevant today as they were when this book was written. This book explains the MBDi proprietory and trademarked process and the twelve core competencies of business development professionals. Including the four cornerstones of business development and how to utilize them to achieve win/win situations for the individual, the company and the client.< Less
Generic Strategies of Home Depot
"1. First, identify which of the five generic strategies Home Depot employees. Provided evidence that supports your response.
2. Conduct competitor analysis and identify the competitive... More > challenges confronting Home Depot.
3. Discuss the significance of the competitor analysis with Home Depot's generic-business strategy
4. In assignment 4 you identified Home depot's generic Business-level Strategy and conducted a Competitor Analysis. Using the model A Framework of Competitor Analysis, discuss the Market Commonality and Resource Similarity of Home Depot's two biggest competitors: Lowe's and Menards.
5. Identify which market cycle Home Depot competes within. Support you response with evidence.
6. Lastly, discuss two advantages and two disadvantages of the market cycle that Home Depot competes within. Life –cycle(Embryonic, Growth, Shakeout, Mature, Decline)
(Pressures arising from the shakeout phase would point to consolidation as means to save funds for the approaching mature phase.)
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How can corporations contribute to social welfare?
This paper shows how corporations have unintentionally contributed immensely to social welfare since the industrial revolution as producers,... More > employers, and tax payers. This is their primary purpose in society. However, corporations can further contribute to social welfare intentionally by engaging in win-win CSR that benefits both the corporation and society.
It is easy to understand how CSR regarded as risk management can help corporations avoid a loss of revenues. But how can CSR increase revenues?
The paper shows through the application of corporate strategy theories how corporations can draw on their present competences to find new opportunities that are of benefit to both society and the bottom line. This is exemplified by looking at cases from Tetra Pak and SAS Institute.
David Ronnegard is an economist and philosopher (PhD from the London School of Economics).< Less