The higher the commitment, the stronger the firm's core competence
Wal-Mart regards distribution as a core competence
and NEC has cherished semiconductors while steadily overhauling GTE.
For a more complete discussion of core competencies, see Edgar and Lockwood (2008), which reviews the core competence
literature, describes their components, and identifies research that remains to be done on them.
In the years since Prahalad and Hamel (1990) published their article entitled "The Core Competence
of the Corporation," much work has been done to develop the core competence
Prahalad and British scholar Gary Hamel first proposed the concept of "core competence
of enterprise" in their classical essay The Core Competence
of the Corporation published in Harvard Business Review.
This paper focuses on the role of green core competence
in affecting green innovation and green image with special reference to automobile industry in India.
First, the paper presents a conceptual framework, drawn from previous research, for understanding the core competencies of a firm, revealing the internal dynamic of the core competence
, the elements of the core competence
, and the resulting competence breadth.
According to the report: "In addition to needing a quick ramp-up in the IT expertise necessary to oversee the early phases of procurement, NARA faces a longer-term need for a more pervasive culture change--IT skills related to preservation will need to be a core competence
throughout the organization.
We talked to [core competence
experts] and asked them to help us identify our core competences