Definition of 'competency'
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Mental strength was as important as physical competency. THE HUNTING OF MAN (2004)You look at skills and competencies rather than anything else. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Efficiency dips and we begin to doubt our skill and competency. Christianity Today (2000)Our brains really have only a small suite of core competencies. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We need to ensure that the board retains a strong association with the membership but also meets the test of competency. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The board and management need to pay particular attention when a company reaches a transformation point when new skills and competencies are required. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For example, it runs a joint skills and competency management and trade union working group. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's about building a club that is a successful business whose core competency is football. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If making an impact is a core competency, their visit turns out to be a triumph. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He's taken us back to our core competency. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Core competency: the opposite of core mediocrity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These help individuals to cope with change and to broaden their skills base, usually within a range of defined competencies. Training with N.L.P. (1994)What are our core competencies? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Senior managers must identify and retain key skills and core competencies in their in-house teams if they want to benefit from the relationship with their outsourcing supplier. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Audit skills and competencies To do this, you need to do an inventory of your skills and competencies. Times, Sunday Times (2008)At least you will be exposing the new team members to one another where they will learn about each other's competencies, skills and personalities. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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