Competence


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Competence

Sufficient ability or fitness for one's needs. The necessary abilities to be qualified to achieve a certain goal or complete a project.

Competence

The ability to complete a project, make a product, or otherwise do what is required. Both individuals and companies have competence. For example, an engineer would not likely find a job as a nurse because it is outside his competence, that is, his ability to do the required work. Likewise, a dental office is unlikely to be hired to design a skyscraper.
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We therefore want to use the new 'Competence Center for Trade' to specifically support small and medium-sized retail companies in digitization.
Dohmen and Head of the new Global Competence Center for Automotive and Synthetic Dyeing, also celebrated the merger of M.
Students (33.1%) reveal that frequently find a harmonic situation during their learning (M=4.26; S.D.= 1.157); 34.2% assume, frequently, professional identity as a permanent challenge (M=4.47; S.D.=1.080); the practice of their learning almost always is improved by the advance in their professional occupation, in opinion of 32.8% of the surveyed students (M=4.53; S.D.= 1.078); 33.9% of student value that frequently professional identity is a competence capable of improving their future occupation (M=4.55; S.D =1.075).
"Most of the nurses I've supported through the competence process have had something going on in their personal lives--a bereavement, marital stress, the suicide of a loved one.
From a December 2014 conference on foreign language education at the University of Singapore, 15 papers selected from 140 presentations cover theoretical and pedagogical issues in the development of competence, empirical research on the acquisition of competence, and practices in developing competence.
Decelie: How did you get interested in cultural competence?
The researchers have been using various methods for the (self) assessment (Shah, 2009) and rating scale seems a workable method for the competence measurement.
More specifically, this exploratory research analyzed the relationship between perceived competence and commitment to remain teaching agriculture.
Asia-literacy and Global Competence: Collections and Recollections
Knowledge, skills, abilities and attitudes are the features of teachers' competence. The study was aimed to examine the competence of public sector Elementary School Teachers (ESTs) with respect to their Subject Matter Knowledge (SMK).
Discussions of emotional competence are increasingly evident in nursing literature (Heckemann, Schols, & Halfens, 2015; Keefer, 2015; Powell, Mabry, & Mixer, 2015; Showry & Manasa, 2014; Waite & McKinney, 2016).
Society in its broader meaning, however, is improved not only by entrepreneurs but also by individuals with entrepreneurship competence (set of knowledge, attitudes and skills for opportunity recognition and exploitation, value creation, and action orientation).