developed from within are sustainable than those picked up through imitation

Developed from within are sustainable than those

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developed from within are sustainable than those picked up through imitation from the competition or adopted off the shelf and remain most valuable resource to the organization (Collis 1994). Intentionally inbuilt causal ambiguity makes the core competencies in imitable, as the nature and operability of its components remain invisible and hazy making them complicated for the competition to understand copy or imitate (Ethiraj, & Levinthal, 2004; Teece 1998). Zander and Kogut (1995) noted that codified competencies within the firm are unique to positions, functions and domains, which more importantly, are aligned to the product, process and service value chain. 2.3.3 Goal Alignment
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As established through their concept of Balanced Score Card (BSC), Kaplan and Norton (1992) argued, a performance oriented organizational environment has always been conducive to financial growth. Through BSC, they introduced the measurement model of intangible assets of a firm, which are integral part of the value creation system. Kaplan and Norton segmented such intangibles into four dimensions i.e. Financial, Customer, Learning, and Development and Internal processes.
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