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B. SchwartzLeadership in a Time of Continuous Technological Changehttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-6300-6_4

4. Capability

Challenge Your People to Grow
Bar Schwartz1 
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Berlin, Germany
 

Capability refers to a person’s power or ability to get something done or generate an outcome. Low capability suggests that a person may struggle to accomplish a particular goal or perform a particular task. High capability, on the contrary, means that accomplishing the goal or performing the task may come easier to that highly capable person.

Many people tend to confuse capability with skill. While a skill is purely based on one’s ability to perform a task, capability is also their potential to develop that skill with the intention to generate ...

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