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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 Sen, Saurabh
Competency is the knowledge, skills, and ability related to the high job performance such as problem solving, analytical thinking, and leadership ( Mirabile, 1997). Competency is an approach to arranging knowledge, know-how, and attitudes (Berio & Harzallah, 2005).
Competency is a combination of tacit and explicit knowledge, behavior, and skills that give someone the potential effectiveness of tasks ...
Handbook of Intelligence (2014)
Evolutionary Theory, Historical Perspective, and Current Concepts by Sam Goldstein, Dana Princiotta, Jack A. Naglieri
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 ...
An Evidence-Based Approach by Wei-Chin Hwang
Cultural competency is a very broad term that is hard to define and even more difficult to teach. In the field of psychology, the most widely accepted definition of cultural competency refers to the development of awareness (eg, cultural ...
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 ...
by Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, MBA, JD
COMPETENCY IS A LEGAL CONCEPT, not a psychological one. In terms of estate planning, it is about convincing a judge or jury that a document in question (e.g., a will, trust, power of attorney) is a fair expression of a reasonably healthy ...
by David E. Tupper, Keith D. Cicerone
Cognitive competency is a psychological construct that cannot be directly observed but can be inferred from an individual's behavior or performance on content-relevant tasks. It is estimated that nearly 20 psychological/behavioral instruments ...
by Stephen F. Davis, William Buskist
Competency is a much different and, in many ways, easier standard to meet than insanity.
The Competency Toolkit (2000)
by David D. Dubois, William J. Rothwell
A job competency is an underlying characteristic of an employee (that is, a motive , trait, skill, aspect of one's self-image, social role,
A job task is a unit of work, whereas a competency is a tool that one uses to perform one or more job tasks.
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.
Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management (2014)
Focused on Computing and Engineering Management by Jiuping Xu, Virgílio António Cruz-Machado, Benjamin Lev, Stefan Nickel
Xiaofeng Li and Taojun Feng Abstract Entrepreneurial competency is the key to decide the success or failure of College students' innovative undertaking. How to measure a college student' entrepreneurial competency is a long lasting difficult ...
Competing Globally (2012)
by Ph D Farid D Elashmawi, Farid Elashmawi, Ph.D.
Cultural competency is what future global business managers will need to supplement both technological advances and price reductions. Competing globally through enhancing one's cultural competency is the goal of this book. It was written ...
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...
Forensic Psychology (2008)
by Matthew T. Huss
As suggested before, competency is an issue throughout the criminal process and criminally related competency is frequently...
Leadership Lexicon (2005)
by Bellingham Rick, Rick Bellingham, William O'Brien
Acknowledgments vii Preface ix Foreword xi Introduction 1 Chapter 1: Identifying — The First Meta-Competency 3 Section 1 — Analyzing the Conditions and Possibilities 5 Leadership Competency 1: Identifying Business Trends and ...
by Morgen Witzel
Using operant methods to explore the differences in thoughts, feelings and behaviour of superior performers as compared to average or poor performers, competency models were developed and validated against performance in a job.
by J. Michael Spector
However, competency models exist, and several certifications specifically recognize instructional designer competence.
Several competency models, or frameworks that spell out the competencies needed for effective performance, exist for ...
by David C. Wiley, Amy C. Cory
Cultural competency is defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health as having the capacity to function effectively within the realm of cultural beliefs, behaviors, and needs presented by consumers and ...
by Abraham Pizam
Competency profiling in the hospitality sector is a process that aims to identify the skills, knowledge, abilities, attitudes, and judgment (or competencies) required for effectiveness in a specific job role. The approach involves studying the ...
by Robin L. Cautin, Scott O. Lilienfeld
These include defining competencies in specific, objective, and easy to measure terms; obtaining consensus with regard to the essential components of each competency domain; establishing an agreed upon armamentarium of tools for ...
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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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