TYPES OF COMPETENCIES

Daniel Katz (1955) has classified competencies into the following areas:

  • Technical or Functional Competencies—These are the knowledge, attitude, and skills-related to technical or functional expertize required to perform a role.
  • Managerial Competencies—These are the knowledge, attitude, and skills required to plan, organize, mobilize, and utilize resources.
  • Human Competencies—These are the knowledge, attitude, and skills required to motivate, utilize, and develop human resources.
  • Conceptual Competencies—These are the knowledge, attitude, and skills to visualize the invisible, i.e., the thinking at abstract levels and use of the thinking to plan future business.

But competencies are not mere knowledge, skills, and abilities ...

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