Knowledgebase: Assessment Centers
What is a competency framework?
Posted by Cynthia W on 02 February 2007 12:31 PM
A competency framework is a grid or list that displays (a) competencies required to successfully perform in the job or (b) future business requirements:

  •     May come from key criteria set out in job description or person specification.
  •     May be divided into categories such as core, advanced and specialist.
  •     Informs the design of the Assessment Center or Development Center.

Some example competencies

  •     Decisiveness
  •     Leadership
  •     Productivity
  •     Flexibility
  •     Organizational skill
  •     Judgment
  •     Problem analysis
  •     Planning
  •     Initiative
  •     Oral communication
  •     Written communication
  •     Managing change
  •     Valuing diversity