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    Core capabilities in operations management

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    Why are core capabilities an asset in operations management? Are there any instances in which a firm's core capabilities can be a liability rather than an asset?

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    Core capabilities, which are also sometimes referred to as core competencies, are a very important and critical component of organizational success in today's competitive business environment. Core capabilities are any resources an organization possesses that is central to its performance. Core capabilities are usually important as they provide an organization with a competitive advantage. They are usually characterized by their lack of imitability by other organizations, and are usually developed slowly over time. They are distinct from ...

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    The core capabilities in operations management is examined as a liability rather than an asset.