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skill

 [skil]
a talent or ability; dexterity or expertise.
coping s's the identification and management of stress and related reactors, a performance component in occupational therapy.
coping s's (omaha) in the omaha system, a target definition in the intervention scheme, defined as the ability to deal with or gain control of existing problems, including family tasks, illness, and employment.
functional s's tasks that are necessary to care for oneself; see also activities of daily living.

skill

Adeptness of performance; mastery.

skill

Vox populi Adeptness of performance. See Cognitive skill, Social skill.

skill

(skil)
1. The ability to produce, efficiently and in a coordinated manner, movement on demand or desire repeatedly.
2. Motor patterns developed as a result of practice, performed with maximum efficiency and effectiveness (e.g., playing a guitar, shooting foul shots in basketball).

skill

the learned ability to competently and consistently co-ordinate a complex pattern of behaviours in order to accomplish a task with minimum effort and maximum effect. closed skill a skill executed in an environment that is stable and predictable, such as a floor routine in gymnastics. open skill a skill executed in an environment that is variable and unpredictable, such as dribbling the ball past an opponent in soccer. See also ability, performance.

skill

(skil)
The ability to produce, efficiently and in a coordinated manner, movement or result on demand or desire repeatedly.

skill,

n the practical knowledge of an art, science, profession, or trade and the ability to apply it properly in practice.
skill, reasonable,
n the skill that is ordinarily possessed and exercised by persons of similar qualifications engaged in the same employment or profession.
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Table 1 Skill Sets Ranked by Principals Skill Set Elementary Middle High School (n=20) (n=10) (n=6) Ranking Building a Learning Community 9 6 5 Communication Skills 6 9 7 Creating a Safe Environment 4 3 10 Financial Management Skills 11 10 12 Focus on Student Outcomes 2 2 3 Interpersonal Skills 5 8 1 Parent Involvement 10 11 9 Problem Solving 8 7 8 Public & Community Relations 12 12 11 Teaching & Learning 1 1 2 Team Building 7 5 4 Visionary Goals 3 4 6 Table 2 Top Three Skill Set Rankings by Principals by Level Ranking Elementary Middle School High School 1 Teaching & Teaching & Interpersonal Learning Learning Skills 2 Focus on Focus on Teaching & Student Student Learning Outcomes Outcomes 3 Visionary Creating Focus on Goals a Safe Student Environment Outcomes
In addition, companies are now looking for specific skill sets to bridge a point in the company's life cycle--whether for raising public capital or getting private equity, spinning off a division, managing an acquisition, creating an exit strategy, complying with Sarbanes-Oxley regulations, etc.
The process begins with an assessment of the employee's competence in each skill set.
The IAI will foster this growth through educational, business and social networking opportunities to engage other thought leaders and to increase members' core interview skill sets using the latest information from legal, psychological, and practitioners, which will form the timely transfer of educational information.
If the candidate's skill sets, management style, and background are not in alignment with institutional mission, priorities, and expectations, a short tenure will ensue.
In the past those skill sets, now essential, were hard to gain.
The program's work study approach promotes the combination of classroom lectures and laboratory work with on-the-job experience, enabling networking professionals to integrate newly acquired information into a usable skill set.
openQ, a provider of integrated relationship management solutions, today announced that Jim Zuffoletti, president and co-founder, will address the value and challenge of key opinion leader life cycle management at the Medical Science Liaison Skill Set Training taking place at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue in Philadelphia, Penn.
Since future results will be obtained only through tenacious and creative negotiations, a different skill set, necessitating that brokers are expert negotiators both on economic and legal issues, is required today.
Consequently, information security personnel must be equipped with greater versatility and a broader skill set than was required in the past.
Promenix's skills in project management and in key IBM technologies--like Process Server, Message Broker, MQ and DataPower--along with their SAP and mainframe integration skills significantly enhance Prolifics' own skill set for delivering on SOA projects.
Our ProcessCube application delivers a key element that provides unique value to Business Process Management: visibility into an individual's availability and skill set when implementing a process.