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What are work place competencies & why are they necessary?

  • Work place competencies are a set of behaviours that are summarised from the personal experiences and insights of a large group of seasoned managers/business heads/leaders who have achieved success by developing these skills and performing exceptionally well in their chosen fields. Projected as essential 21st century skills (OECD), future workplace skills (World Economic Forum), the skills for business success (Deloitte) etc.
  • It provides a clear guidance on what behaviours seasoned people holding positions think are related to effectiveness.
  • These competencies are a tremendous educational tool to everyone trying to perform their best, wanting to be effective and to reach their full potential.
  • These competencies are a tremendous educational tool to everyone trying to perform their best, wanting to be effective and to reach their full potential.

Why are emotional competencies necessary?

Emotional Skills are important because it leads to emotional awareness which helps regulate one’s mood and become aware of other’s.

This leads to:

  • 1. Examining your reactions to various situations and practice your response.
  • 2. Instead of rushing through decisions and reacting to situations, take a moment to pause and think.
  • 3. Making connections between behaviors and feelings.
  • 4. Slowing down and thinking before you speak is a great way to increase your communication.
  • 5. Learn to engage others — even in difficult situations—by asking empathetic questions to understanding the situation better.
  • Handling conflicts – This leads to getting along with others better, to efficient handling of conflicts (personal/business), arriving at better conflict resolutions, better communication with everyone involved.
  • Handling change – This leads to handling change in a productive manner, responding to change effectively, looking for opportunities rather than issues to engage with, strategizing effectively.

Why are social competencies necessary?

Social skills are important because nurturing instrumental relationships is crucial to:

  • 1. Creating synergies with others, to negotiate and persuade with effective communication.
  • 2. Learn to engage with others, even in difficult situation by listening openly and developing adapting communication styles that’s conducive to achieving goals.

Why are business competencies necessary?

  • 1. Building business competencies or abilities helps objectively assess the state of your work/business at any point in time to determine where you want to be in the future, close gaps between present and future growth towards achieving that goal/success.
  • 2. The ability to know how to gather, review and evaluate information/data to formulate and strategize plans to achieve that objective.
  • 3. These skills help towards effective decision making that will balance risk and reward.