1.7 SKILLS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF EFFECTIVE PROJECT MANAGERS
In this section we explore various sources of competence frameworks for soft skills in the field of project management, and compile a comprehensive list of those that help to carry out traditional requirements of project management described in the previous section. Many of these are addressed in Part 3 (illustrated in Figures 3.1 and 3.2).
1.7.1 Competence frameworks and levels
Competences emerged in the 1980s as a way of modelling effective performance and are now an accepted part of human resource management (HRM). A competence refers to how a task is achieved. It is measured by observing behaviour at work, using examples of how effective individuals behave to achieve their high ...