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Factor analysis of organizational core competencies under studied in Isfahan Foolad Technique Co


Sadeghian Esfahani, S and Soltani, I and Jafarpisheh, J, Factor analysis of organizational core competencies under studied in Isfahan Foolad Technique Co, International Journal of Economy, Management and Social Sciences, 2, (6) pp. 432-437. ISSN 2306-7276 (2013) [Refereed Article]


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Considering that today’s objective of organization is profitability and reaching stable competitive advantage, so organizations can smooth path to stable competitive advantage through identifying their core competences among other organization’s capabilities and developing strategies based on them. Since core competencies including rareness, sustainability, controllability, being non-copy, being irreplaceable could be competitive advantage core for organization, so identifying,1 analyzing more correlated factors and grouping them can help to reinforce them in organization and smooth the path to reaching competitive advantage. Therefore, in current study, core competencies of Isfahan Foolad Technique Co. are subjected to factor analyzing in a 42 factors questionnaire from these competencies that were extracted from other organizational capabilities, by 5 competitive advantage indicators through computing total Cronbach’s alpha 0.912, mean 0.89 and variance 1.023. Each element is scored by each indicator based on Saati spectrum by 45 managers and experts of organization, where results of factor analysis show 42-fold factors are grouped based on rareness indicator to 12 classes, based on being irreplaceable to 12 classes, based on sustainability to 11 group, based on being non-copy to 10 group and based on controllability to 10 group that include subgroups which are summarized in table.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:factor analysis, capability, core competency, competitive advantage
Research Division:Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Research Group:Strategy, management and organisational behaviour
Research Field:Organisation and management theory
Objective Division:Economic Framework
Objective Group:Management and productivity
Objective Field:Management
UTAS Author:Sadeghian Esfahani, S (Dr Sonia Sadeghian Esfahani)
ID Code:143810
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Information and Communication Technology
Deposited On:2021-04-05
Last Modified:2021-10-29
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