Rapid Competency Prototyping: Leadership and Functional Competency Dictionaries

Offers robust sets of competencies for core, leadership and various functional groups, including scaled behaviors, competency support materials, and guidelines for application to create well-defined models quickly.

Based on both research and client engagement over more than 40 years, we have developed a range of competencies (see list of functional areas below).

General Corporate Functions

  • Leadership
  • Administration
  • HR
  • Environmental, Health and Safety
  • Finance
  • Sales/Business Development
  • IT
  • Marketing
  • Legal
  • Supply Chain/Operations
  • Customer Service

“Vertical” Organization Functions

  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • R&D
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • Professional Services
  • Financial Services/Banking/Insurance
  • Retail
  • Telecom
  • Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology
  • Energy
  • Education
  • Food Industry

The above competency areas are a representative the various functional groups for which we have competencies; each area is generally comprised of 30-80 competencies, each with a definition, 3-8 behavioral indicators, often arrayed across roles and proficiency levels. The validated Adaptive Leadership Perspectives framework contains 32 competencies that are associated with various level-specific requirements and leadership styles.