Strategic Management and Strategic Competitiveness Essay

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Strategic Management and Strategic Competitiveness

Michael A. Clinton

Professor Gerald R. Turner

Business Administration Capstone- BUS 499

Jul 19, 2012

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) is currently one of the fastest growing companies here in the Charleston, SC area for the past few years. SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The Company's approximately 41,000 employees serve customers in the
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Also, because of SAIC’s resources and experience in the Language Service Field, it could provide DIA and the NMEC with the services they require while at the same time adhering to every aspect of the contract by eliminating some of the cost that other companies may incur and try to pass along to the government. For example, other companies may have to hire a subcontractor to assist them with the performance of the contract. On the other hand, SAIC is one of the largest providers of language services to the intelligence, defense and law enforcement communities. With a portfolio of more than 70 languages, our linguists provide translation, interpretation and analysis services to U.S. government decision-makers at home and abroad (Language Services, 2012 para 1).

SAIC’s ability to identify and maximize its companies unique resources and strengths while at the same time competing/bidding on government contracts that will best fit the company and its objectives allows the company to absorb any of those costs that the government is not willing to pay for, all the while still making enough of a profit that the

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