Thursday, 24 October 2013

3 Key Areas under Personal, Team and Functional Management competencies


We studied MIM's handbook and found this article that may be useful to you during your planning of your Training Needs for your employees.

Personal Management

1.Achievement Orientation
Has clear performance goals and objectives for self and the team; Has a vision and clear direction about where he/she and the team are headed; Is very self-motivated; Willingness to take on challenges and initiatives to get things done.

2. Analytical Thinking
Conduct analysis of complex or ambitious information; Draws appropriate conclusions and prepares clear useful reports and recommendations; Is able to provide analysis on both macro and micro levels with good judgment ability.

3. Planning & Organizing 
Plans ahead and does the necessary coordination and organizing activities to ensure work is completed within the time constraint and resources available; Creates systems for tracking all important project components.

4. Technology Management
Is technology-savvy i.e uses knowledge of technology competencies to improve performance, build a competitive advantage and innovate.

5. Communication
Has effective communication skills in writing listening, engaging and persuading stakeholders to serve the organization's objectives.

Unit/ Team Management

1. Interpersonal Ability
Maintains productive working relationships with other managers, internal and external suppliers and others outside the immediate organization who are integral to the operation; Communicates critical information and manages relationship with tact and forthrightness.

2. Flexibility & Adaptability
Is able to adapt to the changes within external to the organization; Able to marshal resources to cope with such changes and flexible to manage turn of events effectively.

3. Problem Solving & Decision Making
Is able to comprehend and distill issues; Identifies problem factors and determines appropriate information; Checks assumptions against facts; Considers the macro and long term consequences of decisions made; Has the courage to take effective decisions.

4. Developing Others
Develops others by giving constructive feedback and expresses positive expectations; Gives directors and suggestions.

5. Supervisory Skills
Provides appropriate feedback appropriately, formally and informally; Users appropriate motivational techniques to encourage employees; Delegates appropriately; Encourages and creates an environment for effective teamwork; Effectively responds to conflict situations; Monitors and evaluates work processes; Manages time effectively.

Functional Management

1. Innovation & Creativity
Adds value by using knowledge of the industry, awareness of emerging business trends and an understanding of the company's products, services and internal operations to develop novel, high impact strategies that contributes to the competitive edge of the organization.

2. Influencing Ability
Wins acceptance for proposed changes and new initiatives; Shapes the opinion of key stakeholders, customers, shareholders and employees; Is able to create an impact when presenting new concepts and changes.

3. Conceptual Ability
Grasps and describes the most complex and significant business issues clearly and effectively; Able to articulate concepts effectively to ease understanding and able to expand on available facts and scenarios to a higher conceptual level.

4. Business Acumen
Recognizes and describes bread influences on the business; Describes global opportunities; Can take on business risks appropriately and effectively to benefit from available opportunities.

5. Functional/ Technical Skills
Is competent and expert at own field of knowledge; Demonstrates functional skills and experience in the related area and industry; Is able to contribute to the organization and department in terms of knowledge sharing and learning.

Organizational Management

1. Team Leadership
Is able to get people to work together towards the organization's objectives. Able to motivate, interact and encourage team. Supports and respects all team members. Promote cross-team collaboration.

2. Change Management
Identifies opportunities for change and development; Manages others, plans and drives change in the organizational; encourages others to be creative and innovative.

3. Project Management
Is able to organize and manage resources (including people) in such a way to ensure that the project is completed within defined scope, quality, time and cost constraints. Able to envisage the project
from start to finish to ensure that project is realized.

4. Quality Management
Analyses requirements and identifies areas for improvement, involves others in process improvement
efforts, encourages others towards a systematic improvement process; Builds quality standard and identifies development needs.

5. Strategic Agility
Understands capabilities & potential of organization. Able to take calculated risks based on awareness of social , technological, environmental & political impact. Recognizes strategic direction of linkages with others. Contributes to development of strategy with internal & external alliances.

Global Management

1. Enterprise Risk Management
Is able to identify, analyse and respond to risks by integrating concepts of strategic planning, operations management, and internal control. Addresses the needs of various stakeholders to minimize consequences of adverse events and maximize the results of positive events and ensure they are appropriately managed.

2. Scenario Planning
Strategically analyses and makes decisions to enable organization to chart a course or optimize its resource allocation in complex situations when the future is uncertain. Able to evaluate the organization's strategic position, competencies, and plans for expansion across a full range of potential future developments.

3. Global Perspective
Understands cross-cultural relationships. Has knowledge of international policies;
Awareness of social, technological, world economy & political situations of other countries an organization's bottomline.

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