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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

(skil)
The ability to produce, efficiently and in a coordinated manner, movement or result on demand or desire repeatedly.
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The goal of the study was to identify and document principals' perceptions of skill sets that contribute to sustained educational innovation.
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Figure 1 shows the K/S definition process, which uses the following terminology: Skill set--one of the twenty-three standard job skills, professional factors, or technical skills; Elements--the major skills that make up a particular skill set (skill being defined as "the qualities that enable a person to accomplish something"); and Measures--the bases, yardstick, or evaluation methods for determining the extent or degree of a skill or element.
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Online training has been a highly effective and economical way for companies to develop their employees' knowledge base and skill sets to address issues and challenges being faced in the workplace and industry.
Organizations need to focus on keeping their staffs' skill sets current.
These types of corporate-led education on initiatives are critical in preparing a future workforce with the required skill sets.
The skill sets we have relied on to churn out our company newsletters, executive reports, corporate videos and other traditional forms of business communication are now exponentially more valuable to our organizations.
The Vision Process has helped surface the need to develop broad-based skill sets in areas such as communications, strategic thinking, negotiating and leadership as well as to cultivate a broader business perspective"