distinctive capabilities

distinctive capabilities

the particular skills and attributes possessed by a firm which form the basis of sustainable COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES over rival suppliers. Strategists emphasize three key competencies: innovative ability - the capability to bring out a succession of ‘leading edge’ new technologies and products; reputation/image - the accumulated qualities that make a firm ‘stand out from the crowd’; architecture- the ‘networking’ of input suppliers and customers through the cultivation of close and mutually beneficial dealings See CORE SKILL or COMPETENCY, RESOURCE BASED THEORY OF THE FIRM, VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS.
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The ability of the Air Force to provide focused air and space power comes from the appropriate fusion of the six distinctive capabilities and is influenced by the core competencies.
When we evaluate venture opportunities at The Hartford, we look for companies with distinctive capabilities, a forward-thinking, execution-focused management team, and the ability to add meaningful value to our core businesses, said John Wilcox, Chief Strategy and Ventures Officer at The Hartford.
It said that the acquisition of such distinctive capabilities is the output of the high level of training and qualification of engineers and technicians that enable them to perform such difficult works, in accordance with the company's strategic transformation initiatives that are in line with the Kingdom Vision 2030 Which aims at strengthening diversification of the national economy, relying on youth at all working sites and achieving a financial surge of SR 11 million.
The I-See project will leverage the market access and the vertical integration on the value chain of Luxottica, project coordinator and undisputed leader in the eyewear sector, to promote the I-See product line on the B2C consumer market, as well as the distinctive capabilities of the consortium partners in the electronics (SIGMA), SW (ALTEN), professional service (EY) and scientific (Fondazione Centro San Raffaele) fields, who will strengthen their B2B offer and positioning in the manufacturing industries impacted by the wearable trend.
Our distinctive capabilities include a central position in the Mediterranean, sound port infrastructure and services, destination attractiveness and a diverse product offering, outstanding service delivery, and more importantly our reliability and flexibility, said CEO of Valletta Cruise Port Stephen Xuereb.
By leveraging the distinctive capabilities and assets of Verizon, Cisco sets a precedent for a new engagement model.
Our growth ambitions in the Asia Pacific region are underpinned by a strategy which drives value from our balanced portfolio of growth and mature markets and leverages our distinctive capabilities across the region.
We believe we will continue to gain traction through vertical integration of our distinctive capabilities that are designed to catalyze adoption of our products.
"The Paris Air Show is a unique opportunity to highlight our distinctive capabilities on one of the largest stages in the aviation industry," said Spirit President and CEO Tom Gentile.
The long-standing relationships with marquee customers, many spanning over two decades, are a consequence of a sharp focus on identified verticals including, travel, banking and insurance and distinctive capabilities developed.
Rajendra Pawar, Chairman, NIIT Technologies, said: "The long-standing relationships with marquee customers, many spanning over two decades, are a consequence of a sharp focus on identified verticals including, travel, banking and insurance and distinctive capabilities developed.
Saipem provides a full range of services with "EPC" and "EPCI" contracts (on a "turn-key" basis) and has distinctive capabilities and unique assets with a high technological content, said the top official.

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