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core competency

The basic knowledge and the fundamental set of attitudes and skills that are needed to perform in one's role as a health care professional.
Synonym: competency validation program
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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.
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 construct.
PBI will use this conference to educate investment professionals on the Company's core competence in specialty laboratory services, its wholly owned technology subsidiary PBI Technology, Inc.
It is especially well suited for companies that plan to make a number of deals, and want to make acquisition integration a core competence.
We are very pleased to be working with Lilly, which we view as a major additional validation of our "virtual" fragment design approach and our expanding core competence in kinases," said Jeffrey S.
We are proud to support the United Nations in this important mission with our core competence in logistics and we will deliver help to wherever in the world it is needed," said Monika Wulf-Mathies.
Having an executive to oversee this core competence is extremely important.
We believe that our core competence and capabilities will provide Skype a compelling value proposition.
Our core competence is in tape processing and the ability to restore data non-natively," said Brendan Sullivan, president of eMag Solutions.

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