’Competency Management’ is HR activities aimed at optimizing the development and the use of employee competencies to increase individual and organizational effectiveness (Van Beirendonck, 1998). If Competency Mapping is successfully implemented and embedded can bring lot of advantages for the organization (Becker & Huselid, 1999). ‘Teaching competency’ is a professional expertise which a teacher posses and believed to be relevant to the successful teaching practices. Competencies required for teacher in higher educational sector are Academic Competency, Behavioral Competency, Professional Competency, Research Competency and Managerial
Based on the match employees can apply for a job or consider other job opportunities. COMPETENCY BASED COMPENSATION Competency based compensation is compensation for individual characteristics, for skills and competencies over and above the pay a job or organizational role commands. Various elements are considered for arriving at compensation increase. Enhancement in competencies has to be one of them. There is a need for competency based compensation system •To attract more competent than average employees •To reward for results and competencies developed •To motivate employees to maintain and enhance their skills and competencies regularly.
LITERATURE REVIEW AND THEORETICAL DEVELOPMENT Core competency Much of the research on competitive advantage centred on core competencies as a significant source of that advantage, core competencies embrace the particular set of skills and resources affirm possesses as well as the approach those resources are accustomed produce outcomes (Fiol, 2001). The concept of core competency, as basic to organizational renewal and as a driving force behind strategic amendment, interests each managers and scholars. It is a complex and challenging concept: it 's tough to specify in theory, to identify empirically as a development, and to apply in practice. Scholars have recently recognized these issues generally conceptual discussions (Hafsi and Thomas, 2005)
Critical thinking Critical thinking involves being able to use logic and reasoning to interrogate an issue or problem, consider various solutions to the problem, and weigh up the pros and cons of each approach (World Economic Forum, 2016). As smart machines take over rote, routine manufacturing and services jobs, there will be an increasing demand for the kinds of skills machines are not good at. These are higher level thinking skills that cannot be codified (Shareground and St. Gallen University, 2015). Thus, organizations in 2020 will see critical thinkers as highly employable, and a welcome addition to any team (Vivien Luu,
All three types of skills play important roles in certain situations or for certain purposes, but conceptual skills heave the broadest application because they can pertain to virtually anything. (http://snehsoni.wordpress.com/2010/12/10/essential-skills-for-managers/) This CEO constantly comes up with ideas for new products and new processes. She is able to examine these complex issues and formulate specific, effective courses of action. (Pavett, C.M. & Lau, A.W.
Creative thinking is described in current literature as Problem Based Learning (Thomas, 2010); and Action Learning (Jenkins et al, 2009). “creative thinking is essential to critical thinking” (Clegg, 2008). Creative thinking as “out of the box ideas” that questions the ideology of the art and science of nursing. Creativity is an important element of human endeavour (Cohen, 2002). Individuals need to be allowed to have creative thoughts especially in an environment such as healthcare that is drenched in bureaucracy (Smith, 2007).
Moreover, in other professions such as medicine and aviation industry, not only is the use of competences for training and professional development well established and recognized, but also the set of required competences are universally accepted and globally applicable. Similarly, taking into account the global nature of the pharmaceutical industry and the need to ensure all people are protected and have access to safe, efficacious and quality medical products, a universally applicable, adaptable, flexible global competence framework to support regulatory professionals is imperative. A competency model is defined as an organization framework that lists the competences required for effective performance in a specific job, job family, organization, function or process (Marrelli et al., 2005). Thus, the global competency framework for regulators would allow competency modelling by individual organizations regardless of functional scope to align individual capabilities with the organizational strategy and business processes. There are various models for developing a competency framework.
To think of an imaginative answer for an issue includes not simply having new thoughts. It should however be the situation that the new thoughts being created are useful and significant to the task at hand. Critical thinking plays an essential part in assessing new plans, selecting the best ones and modifying them if important. How to improve your Critical Thinking skills: Critical thinking is a meta-thinking skill. It requires thinking about thinking.
Creative person should have the following resources. • A set of intellectual abilities: ability to see problems, ability to recognize viable ideas, ability to persuade others about the values of the idea • Knowledge of domain • Independent thinking • Environment supporting creative thinking Evolution Theories of Creativity: Blind Variation and Selective Retention Campbell proposes that the first stage of creativity is random generation of ideas in response to some problems. These ideas should be tested to see if they meet the present needs. It should come about by rejecting the past for constructing the new. Cognitive Perspective: Creative Thinking and Ordinary Thinking According to this theory creative process is ordinary thinking process that produces extraordinary output.
Many components are always integrated together for creativity to take place. For example, for creativity to occur, there must be creative motivation, relevant ability in the available domain and useful skills in thinking in certain stages of cognition in the human brain, Teresa, (1983). Creativity is also defined as continuous process of thinking in innovative manner in order to identify solution to various problems and as well finding the problems that might be affecting a certain sector and making various amendments to the