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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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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.
The first such annual lecture will be delivered by Vijay S Shukla Director QBI Institute on the topic "Core Competence of a Business Analyst" on 23rd of April 2011 at the Stellar IT Park at Sector 62 at Noida.
Results showed that announcements citing both cost reduction and strategic motives positively affected firm value, and that citing a desire to focus on core competence further increased firm value.
STS will contribute to the integrated functioning of the joint venture with its core competence in the areas of construction and maintenance.
"It is evident that the company is finally recovering from the global economic slowdown .Varun has diversified in high growth areas like Energy but optimizing our core competence area- steel through backward integration and enlarging our global footprint continues to be a major commitment.
Porter; "The Core Competence of the Corporation," by C.K.
It is a facilities management company, with a core competence in the area of energy efficiency.
Partnering with DataDirect Technologies allowed Clearpace to avoid the time and resource draining challenge of managing technology outside of its core competence while ensuring its customers required no special tools to query archived data.
Dawnfresh also has a 40% share of the coated scampi market in Britain, and along with its core competence in coated fish plans to grow its position within this category.
The company also has a 40% share of the coated scampi market and along with its core competence in coated fish, plans to grow its position within this category.

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