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Core Survival Competencies for the 21st Century

Based on the following assumptions:

  • the pace of change will continue to increase
  • staff flexibility will be essential to respond positively to change
  • high trust will encourage staff flexibility
  • continuous improvement will be essential to maintain competitiveness
  • a learning culture will encourage continuous improvement
 

Indicator

Contra-Indictator

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  • Respects others
  • Open - tells it how it is
  • Values different opinions
  • Consistent - practices what preaches
  • Shows commitment - sets high standards
  • Empowers - trusting
  • Supportive - backs others' judgement / initiative
  • Trustworthy - delivers on promises
  • Disrespectful, disregards others
  • Secretive or sarcastic
  • Seeks clones
  • Inconsistent - says one thing, does another
  • Obsessive or laissez faire
  • Holds on to power (untrusting) or abdicates
  • Unsupportive - blames and shames
  • Untrustworthy - fails to deliver

L
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N
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N
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  • Has clear personal goals / aspirations
  • Shares thoughts and ideas
  • Admits own shortcomings or mistakes
  • Asks questions
  • Explores alternatives fully
  • Takes risks / experiments
  • Converts mistakes into learning
  • Reflects and reviews
  • Talks about learning
  • Manages own learning
  • Drifts or dreams
  • Withholds thoughts and ideas
  • Hides personal shortcomings or mistakes / highlights other peoples shortcomings or mistakes
  • Tells - gives opinions
  • Goes for quick fixes
  • Stays with status quo
  • Repeats same mistakes
  • Dwells on the problem
  • Tells war stories
  • Leaves learning to others

C
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  • Networks - gathers intelligence
  • Co-operative - seeks alliances
  • Keeps abreast of new ideas
  • Proactive
  • Asks ‘Why?’
  • Flexible
  • Open
  • Outgoing
  • Secretive - protects own intelligence
  • Isolationist - builds barriers
  • Clings to ‘tried and tested’ ways
  • Reactive
  • States ‘Why bother’
  • Rigid - dogmatic
  • Guarded
  • Insular

 


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