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Beyond Skill Management: Innovative Ways of Competency Catalogue Application

Beyond Skill Management: Innovative Ways of Competency Catalogue Application
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Author(s): Kai Reinhart (ICO Conceptual Works, Germany) and Ernst Biesalski (DaimlerChrysler AG, Germany)
Copyright: 2006
Pages: 3
Source title: Emerging Trends and Challenges in Information Technology Management
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-019-6.ch107
ISBN13: 9781616921286
EISBN13: 9781466665361

Abstract

In dynamic business environment of today companies have to deal with an increasing complexity in knowledge- and competency-structures. The paper summarizes research-based concepts how companies can cope with the challenge of processing complex competency-structures. In the first two chapters the authors give an overview about skill and competency management models. Based on this, different types of skill structuring methods are outlined and conclusions for their practical application are drawn. Finally, a best practice scenario from DaimlerChrysler AG will be considered as an innovative example to increase competitiveness of the company by using semantic mapping technologies.

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