Frederick T. Evers
University of Guelph
Competencies are measurable personal capabilities that facilitate and enable one to be successful. They are thought of as a collection of skills, which are more specific capabilities for effective action in relation to a particular goal. So, while effective public speaking is a skill, effective communication is a competence. Competencies here are considered at the individual level, relevant to the employee and the job, rather than the organization level, where organizational competencies are considered as a ...