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Author Matwiejczuk, Rafał
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Content type Text
Publisher Poznań School of Logistics
File Format PDF
Date Created 2015-10-15
Copyright Year ©2013
Language English
Subject Domain (in LCC) HF5410-5417.5
Subject Keyword Competences ♦ Potentials ♦ Marketing ♦ Capabilities ♦ Business ♦ Social Sciences ♦ Competitive advantage ♦ Resources ♦ Logistics ♦ Commerce ♦ Distribution of products
Abstract Background: Companies constantly search for ways to achieve and sustain long-term competitive advantage. Among the factors influencing the competitive advantage creation there are so called logistics potentials, which constitute a component part of a business strategic potentials. Logistics resources, logistics capabilities and logistics competences are the main components of the logistics potentials structure and hierarchy. Methods: In order to recognize the logistics potentials which determine the competitive advantage creation one may use the assumptions and elements of contemporary management concepts, including strategic management. In particular the article deals with Resource-Based View (RBV), Dynamic Capabilities Concept (DCC) and - first of all - Competence-Based Management (CBM). Results and conclusions: Several significant research projects have presented a wide scope and a large number of possibilities of logistics potentials (and logistics competences in particular) influence on business competitive advantage creation. The article briefly presents the research results conducted by: (1) Michigan State University (USA), (2) European Logistics Association (ELA) in cooperation with A.T. Kearney, (3) Computer Sciences Corporation and (4) Capgemini. The research results have pointed out to differentiated but at the same distinctive symptoms of logistics competences influence on competitive advantage creation. The article also refers to the results of the research carried out by the Chair of Logistics & Marketing at Opole University (Poland) in companies operating in Poland. The research has been mainly dealing with the significance of logistics competences in competitive advantage creation.
ISSN 18952038
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2013-12-01
e-ISSN 1734459X
Journal LogForum
Volume Number 9
Issue Number 4


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