For a core competence to be a viable basis for the corporation strengthening a new business unit, there are three requirements. Which one of the following is not one of these requirements? The competence must help the business gain strength relative to its competition. The new business must be similar to existing businesses to benefit from a core competence. The collection of competencies should be unique, so that they cannot be easily imitated. The new business must have an established large market share. See Answer The new business must have an established large market share.