Today organizations are all talking in terms of competence instead of skill set. It has been a general observation that hard work, sincerity, knowledge, intelligence alone does not make a person a star performer in his profession. There are other factors that help an individual excel in his job.
Good managers are generally aware about different qualities a person must possess to do a job effectively, and they make use of their knowledge to select and train their subordinates. Organizational psychologists have refined this understanding and converted it into a structural and formal process called Competency Mapping.
It has emerged as one of the most powerful tools aiding the improvement for the HR professionals in finding the right employee for a job and development of the employed person in doing the assigned job effectively. Continue reading