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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun competency:
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Definition of the noun competency
What does competency mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: competencies
- the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually
- example: I'm casting aspersions on his competency as a statistician.
- lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
- synonym of competency: competence
- more generic word: ability = the quality of being able to perform
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the noun competency
- [obsolete] A sufficient supply (of).
- The ability to perform some task; competence.
- [legal] Meeting specified qualifications to perform.
- [linguistics] implicit knowledge of a language’s structure.
Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for competency
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by Manjunath V.S.
Communication competency refers to the ability to transmit information and emotions accurately. We need to develop good communication skills such as verbal, non verbal and e-communication. Good listening and being sensitive to others is also very important. Organizational diversity is increasing day-by-day and we are witnessing diverse workforce in terms of age, race, ethnicity, gender, skills, education, work experience, religious beliefs, personal life styles etc. The diversity ...
by Marian S Harris
Cultural competency is a goal that a system, agency, program or individual continually aspires to achieve. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2003, 6–7) One does not attend a conference, workshop, and/or training session and declare herself or himself culturally competent. Cultural competency is a process that takes commitment and work throughout one's life span. No one is expected to know everything there is to know about the many diverse racial, ethnic, ...
by Earle F. Zeigler
The authors firmly believe that the pursuit of overall managerial or administrative competency is a lifelong enterprise (and adventure!) for the committed professional manager. Here, as in all aspects of life, the adage “Move It or Lose It ” applies. We may gain competency at any level in any of the five categories of competencies explained here, but if we don't use these skills or competencies regularly they tend to recede into the woodwork. The ever-present need for “ growth on the job” ...
A Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining Organizational Achievement by John M. Bryson
Here some definitions are helpful: a competency is an ability, sets of actions or processes that an organization can manage and that ideally help it perform well ( the desired outcome) against important goals, desired competency outcomes, or CSFs (which should also be desired outcomes) (Eden & Ackermann, 2010). In other words, an...
Forensic Psychology (2008)
by Matthew T. Huss
As suggested before, competency is an issue throughout the criminal process and criminally related competency is frequently referred to as adjudicative competency. A defendant must be competent to confess, plead, stand trial, waive the right to an...
Unlike insanity, competency is a common issue in criminal trials and may be the most frequently occurring mental health question in criminal law.
by Chris Warhurst, Ken Mayhew, David Finegold, John Buchanan
is that: Competency is the consistent application of knowledge and skill to the standard of performance required in the workplace.
says that: Competency is a broader concept than the ability to perform individual workplace tasks and comprises the application of all the specified ...
Handbook of Intelligence (2014)
Evolutionary Theory, Historical Perspective, and Current Concepts by Sam Goldstein, Dana Princiotta, Jack A. Naglieri
an emotional, intelligence competency is an ability to recognize, understand, and use emotional information about oneself that leads to or causes effective or superior performance; (b) a social intelligence competency is the ability to recognize, understand and use emotional information about others that leads to or causes effective or superior performance; and (c) a cognitive intelligence competency is an ...
by Stephen F. Davis, William Buskist
Competency is a much different and, in many ways, easier standard to meet than insanity. Competency focuses on a person's mental state and is designed to insure the fairness of the legal process.
Although insanity is rarely used and rarely successful, competency is the most frequently addressed mental health question facing the courts, and most individuals are found competent. For example, pretrial competency evaluations occur in as many as 8 percent of all felony cases (Hoge, ...
by Jack Rabin
Most organizations use four to eight bands set at logical breaks in skill or competency levels, such as clerical, technical, administrative/professional, managerial, and executive. Administration of pay to individual employees ( discussed in a following section) is typically delegated to operating departments rather than centralized in the human resources department. Broadbanding is considered to be more compatible with self-directed work teams, employee empowerment, and other ...
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- Competency Wheel
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- Folding, competency and metamorphism
Originally limestone with basaltic layer. Metamorphosed and folded. Competent basaltic layer breaks, limestone flows. Limestone now glaucophane marble, basaltic layer now eclogite.
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Video language resources about competency
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- The Meaning of Competency
- Competency Assessment | Competency Definition | Competency Based Interview Questions
Competency Assessment and Competency Definition improves the focus of competency based interviewing. This Competency Guide clarifies the meaning of ...
- EU Competency - a definition
Power or responsibility, especially in relation to what the EU institutions should do and what should be left to national, regional and local governments.
- Competency Meaning
Video shows what competency means. A sufficient supply (of).. A sustainable income.. The ability to perform some task; competence.. competency synonyms: ...
- Moving to Strategic Account Management: From Competency Definition to Delivery
When your company implements a strategic account management program, how do you organize your account team? How do you pick your key accounts?
- EQ Competency: Emotional Vocabulary
One of the 9 EQ competencies of Learning Power!
- Meaning of Life: For Competency
Here is the second movie in the Meaning of Life Series for the Acid Etch Talent Show. This video represents the joint efforts of Jenna Godwin and Jason ...
- Copy of The Meaning of Competency
- 07 Competency Dictionary
- HRSG Competency Dictionary Overview
Watch an overview of HRSG's Competency Dictionary to learn what's included and how using competencies benefit your organization.
- Using a Competency Dictionary for Selecting Talent...
Using a Competency Dictionary for Selecting Talent . Let's talk about using a Competency Dictionary for selecting, developing and assessing employees.
- Competency Dictionary...
- Cultural Competency, Language Barriers, and Medical Error
- Competency Description
- 10/19/2015 - Action Panel - Integrating Health Literacy, Cultural Competency, and Language Access
Jessica Briefer French, M.H.S.A., National Committee for Quality Assurance.
- Optician Job Description and Competency Standards
Important components included in most optician job descriptions. Additional details can be found by visiting...
- Language Competency
- Competency, Proficiency and transferring classroom language skills to everyday life situations
- Edward Hidden EF02 Foreign Language Competency
- Cultural Competency: A Tool to Build Health Equity- Examining Culture and Language- August 29, 2013
- 2015 USA Pavilion Student Ambassador Language Competency - Italiano
- Competency 7 as the description (Haley Ed Paula)
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Scrabble value of C3O1M3P3E1T1E1N1C3Y4
The value of this 10-letter word is 21 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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