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Network Consistency also provides implications for CR complexity and inimitability.
The inimitability of Indian textiles lies in its fine quality, vibrant colours, elaborate designs, natural sheen.
Its profuse blend of suede finishing and inimitability in designs and texture set the style for the season.
Heterogeneity's genesis lies partly in the "stickiness" and inimitability of knowledge resources (at least in the short run).
A point to make with students is that competitive advantage arises from a combination of all factors of the resource-based view--value, rarity, inimitability, and nonsubstitutability.
Martin van Creveld answers Scarry with the resound of war's inimitability as The Test:
lt;p>The tall, elegant spires of delphiniums add their inimitability to Bahrain's late spring early summer garden borders.
From equity's perspective, however, intangibles exhibit option-like characteristics, in that intangibles may form the basis for rent generation precisely because of their asset specificity and, in most cases, relative inimitability (e.
The performative nature of the bullfight and cante jondo creates the opportunity for spontaneity, improvisation, and inimitability that Lorca insists is necessary to the invocation of duende.
The first three items assess the level of advancement, inimitability and uniqueness of technology used by SMEs, while the last three items measure SMEs' effort in new product development and upgrading technology.
The book develops neither a sense of the grand scale of the harmony, fecundity, plentitude, utility, spirituality, the vaulting sublime totality, nor of the texture of the plume and tinsel, tapestry, delicacy, exquisiteness, inimitability of the minutiae of the natural world.
Research has shown that there is a positive relationship between causal ambiguity and inimitability (King & Zeithaml, 2001); and, social complexity and inimitability (Porter, 1980; Barney, 1986).