Making the most of your firm's capabilities

Roberto Evaristo, Sri Zaheer

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Abstract

In this Executive Digest, we make the case that aggregate individual expertise as a resource and intrinsic capability of the firm are hidden in plain sight, or worse, are assumed to exist where they do not. With high levels of complexity, business diversity, and number of geographical locations, the issue becomes even more acute. We propose strategic resource mapping (SRM) as a methodology designed to provide top managers with a rapid, comprehensive, and penetrating assessment of a firm's 'meta-capability': an actionable overview of the capabilities that exist within the firm. Based on multiple successful implementations, we describe the key features of SRM and provide several illustrations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)329-335
Number of pages7
JournalBusiness Horizons
Volume57
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

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Keywords

  • Capabilities
  • Human resource management
  • Meta-capability
  • Networks
  • Resource mapping
  • Strategy

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Making the most of your firm's capabilities. / Evaristo, Roberto; Zaheer, Sri.

In: Business Horizons, Vol. 57, No. 3, 01.01.2014, p. 329-335.

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Evaristo, Roberto ; Zaheer, Sri. / Making the most of your firm's capabilities. In: Business Horizons. 2014 ; Vol. 57, No. 3. pp. 329-335.
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