International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online)

An Empirical Study of Core Capability and International Performance for Construction Firms in China
Yan Shigang, Ph.D; Liu Guozhi, Ph.D

Abstract
As an important participant in the international construction market, Chinese construction firms are confronted with the tasks of keeping themselves competitive. To help construction firms maintain and improve their competitiveness, this research builds a conceptual model to investigate the relationship between core capability and international performance within Chinese construction firms. Based on data collected from construction firms in China, this research has confirmed the importance of marketing capability, financial capability, project management capability, innovation capability, HR management capability, and reputation/brand to achieve their superior performance.

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