The Problem of Relevant Skills: Take 1

The Pop-Up Worker Problem Getting the right person doing the right job at the right time is the key to productivity, innovation and profit margins. There is a lot of chest-thumping about all of the ...   [more >]

The Problem of Relevant Skills: Take Five: What`s an Association to Do?

Professional associations and unions have a central role in skills identification, skills certification and skills assurance relevant to the full skill range involved in their areas of expertise inc...   [more >]

The Problem of Relevant Skills: Take Four: Accurately Projecting Skills into the Future

Most of us, most of the time, understand the world by looking more or less attentively out the back window as we hurtle into the future. That gives us a fairly good idea about what has just happene...   [more >]

The Problem of Relevant Skills: Take Three: How to identify Really Relevant Skills?

Detailed, valid and reliable information is required on two aspects of each potential skill component: frequency and criticality. The pertinent questions are: 1. How often do you do this? (Offer a r...   [more >]

The Problem of Relevant Skills: Take Two: Why are needed skills not anticipated?

Skills identification is not easy. Truly skilled individuals are often not aware of the components of their skill or how their skill set is deployed on work tasks. Research on the nature of experti...   [more >]

The Problem of Relevant Skills: Take One: The Pop-Up Worker Problem

Getting the right person doing the right job at the right time is the key to productivity, innovation and profit margins. There is a lot of chest-thumping right now about skills, productivity, inno...   [more >]

Tracking for a Skills-Based Board

Creating a ‘skills-based board' requires tracking the KSAs (knowledge, skills, attitudes) and the potentially influential connections of all probable board and committee members then choosing indivi...   [more >]

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