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Issue 2  Part supplement • Date Apr/May 2002

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  • Identifying core competence

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):2 - 8
    Cited by:  Papers (6)
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    We provide a summary of management theories by comparing their salient features. Then, we propose a set of working definitions by categorizing resources into physical, intellectual, and cultural assets. Using our definitions, a conceptual framework is presented showing relationships between assets, capabilities, competencies, and core competencies. We show how to isolate competencies from capabili... View full abstract»

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  • R&D project selection using ANP...the analytic network process

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):22 - 28
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    This article discusses using the analytic network process (ANP) for decision-making. ANP allows qualitative values to be transformed into quantitative values for comparative analysis. The ANP is a relatively simple, intuitive approach that managers and other decision-makers can accept View full abstract»

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  • Accountability [US Securities and Exchange Commission role]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):18 - 21
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    Looking good in the public eye is critical for initial and continued success for companies with outside shareholders. But being front center every three months or pushing for a strong Initial Public Offering (IPO) can exert a considerable internal and external pressure. Factors such as the company's stock price, its cost of borrowing and even its general reputation, some feel are tied to the compa... View full abstract»

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  • The UM hood

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):9 - 11
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    The UM (upper management) hood is that group of people who set the overall pace, exercise control and issue directives from on high in a company. The paper distinguishes between leaders and managers and discusses the security complexes that exist in the top echelons of a company View full abstract»

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  • The M-O-A [marketing opportunity analysis]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):29 - 31
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    Before a company invests big money and big time in a product or production line they can conduct what is called a marketing opportunity analysis (MOA). It is an economic analysis that attempts to forecast the long-term viability and success of a product in order to calculate future profits. The MOA can help to identify new market segments that may offer an opportunity for growth, and it can be don... View full abstract»

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  • Indicators determining FTC. Assessing a firm's technological capability

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):12 - 17
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    The purpose of this article is to assess the validity of various indicators of FTC. Stated more precisely; the following are our three research questions. 1) What relationships exist between the various indicators of firm technological capability? 2) Are the relationships between these indicators consistent across different industries? 3) Does a consistent relationship exist between firm technolog... View full abstract»

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