core competency


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core competency

The basic knowledge and the fundamental set of attitudes and skills that are needed to perform in one's role as a health care professional.
Synonym: competency validation program
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The project team anticipated the gap analysis would demonstrate significant deficiencies in a few core competency domains such as safety and quality improvement.
The core competency model was developed based on input from experts in the corrections field as well as a comparison to other fields in profit and nonprofit organizations.
Our third core competency, Integrating Operations, brings everything together for the combatant commander.
A core competency test should cover many manufacturing areas: shop math (including Pythagorean Theorem and trigonometry), knowledge of different tooling, reading blueprints, geometric tolerancing, turning and milling issues, programming codes, using offsets, and measuring parts.
Eppinger says that the initial stages of the project will rely heavily on IBM's consulting services to target the areas BMW needs to enhance to achieve core competency in electronics and software development.
Partnership behavior includes open communications, sharing of core competency roadmaps, and a focus on long-term relationships.
"The software vendors that have survived and will gain market share in this difficult economic climate (i.e., Accenture, NightFire, and Telcordia) are those that have not veered beyond their core competency, yet have managed to expand their particular value proposition to CSPs," says Sharon Ballard, an analyst with the Telecom Software Strategy's practice at the Yankee Group.
Each core competency, however, has a capability continuum in which capabilities of increasing complexity are associated with more advanced positions.
That decision hinges on issues such as cost or the lack of a core competency. It's commonly recognized that companies devote 80 percent of their efforts to satisfy customers representing less than or equal to 20 percent of their revenue base.
ChartOne wanted to be able to focus its resources on its core competency -- the creation of medical information-related applications -- while relying on a third party for the storage solution.
Even businesses whose core competency is the infrastructure (i.e.
The new buzzwords in rehabilitation and training are core strength or core competency and the functional kinetic chain.

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