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International Journal of Competitiveness

International Journal of Competitiveness (IJC)

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International Journal of Competitiveness (2 papers in press)

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  • MCDM based analysis of factors affecting core functional competencies in Indian manufacturing industry   Order a copy of this article
    by Rajdeep Singh, Chandan Deep Singh, Talwinder Singh 
    Abstract: Presently manufacturing industry in India is facing healthy competition especially with giants in this field. To compete and to perform better in the market most of the companies are adopting core functional competencies. This paper deals with qualitative analysis of data using various multi-criteria decision-making (MCDM) techniques. Using questionnaire survey data was collected and different factors had been finalised. From the analysis results, those factors were found which have major and minor affect on the company’s performance and competitiveness. Based on their affects and priorities, rankings have been given.
    Keywords: analytical hierarchy process; AHP; competitiveness; technical competency; principle eigenvalue; consistency ratio.
    DOI: 10.1504/IJC.2022.10046822
  • Impact of core functional competencies on success of manufacturing sector: literature review   Order a copy of this article
    by Rajdeep Singh, Chandan Deep Singh, Talwinder Singh 
    Abstract: Core functional competencies have significant effect on the performance of the manufacturing sector as surveyed in the review. These help the firm to stand with the competition in the market by providing innovation in various aspects which are directly or indirectly related to competencies. In this article previous year’s papers have been surveyed to know about the competency based concepts in manufacturing industries. These are related to different aspects like overall performance of firm, management activities being carried out, working culture of the organisation, products and service related tasks and quality of the products. The survey may help to further studies related to core functional competencies. Different types of competencies under core functional competencies can be implemented for the studies.
    Keywords: competency; core competency; functional competency; management; competitiveness; reliability.
    DOI: 10.1504/IJC.2022.10052685