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He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and a mentor in the Spring Branch Independent School District. Menda, R. and Dilts, D. (1997) The manufacturing strategy formulation process: linking multifunctional viewpoints. Developing new core competencies may compromise existing competencies. Canon does the same in imaging because of competence built up from mixing electronics and 170 Strategic operations management optics. 3M have deep skills in coating technology down to sub-molecular level – but they are also extremely capable in the field of regular product innovation, so their competence lies in being able to build a business out of technological knowledge (Hamel and Prahalad, 1994).

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