Core Competence LO19821

Thomas, Kisha (Kisha.Thomas@SDMS.USA.XEROX.COM)
Thu, 12 Nov 1998 12:51:05 -0500

I was doing some research on the internet and came across one of a
discussions on core competence by Mr. James Ray. Perhaps somone at the
Learning Organization can give us some insight.

We are doing a group critical evaluation of Prahalad and Hamel' s Harvard
Review Article "The Core Competence of the Corporation". My group is
taking the stance in support of the article. We just received our draft
back from our professor and we have more work to do (quickly). Some
questions the professor noted were: Is there a clear definition of core
competence that one can accept? What was the basis of the NEC/GTE
comparision? How does this strategy affect firm value? Our difficulty is
that we realize some things are vague in the article but the strategy is

If you could add further insight or assistance, it would be greatly
appreciated. Our paper is due Monday.

Thank You.

Kisha Thomas


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