Competence: Are we using or losing it? (By Rolf Medina)
Knowledge-intensive companies tend to be project-oriented, using projects for developing new products or services, exploring new markets and ways of doing business. How are companies utilizing their competence in a fast-moving environment with projects led by project managers that are disconnected from the strategy?
Strategic Competence Management is about connecting the organization’s strategy with the individuals’ competence. Core competence is organizational, competence is individual.
Working in project is an excellent arena for competence development where we can see real competence leaps.
Using or losing the competence is crucial in knowledge-intensive organizations where having the right competence is the competitive advantage.