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The Application of the Competency Based Methodology

An Open Systems Approach

 By Hugo Strydom


Much has been said and done to implement the Competency Based Methodology within companies.

I am of the opinion that very few successes has been reported and most of the "failures" of the implementation may have been caused by the following:

Based on the experiences gained by various Human Resources practitioners and problems experienced by the author, the purpose of this site is to provide you with practical guidelines that could assist you with the understanding and implementation of the Competency Based Methodology in your company.

The first section of this site will focus on various definitions used in the methodology; the rest of the site will provide some practical examples of how the methodology can be implemented in an organization.

Please take note that all the information contained on this site is based on the knowledge and experience gained by the author in his career as Human Resources practitioner. By no means is it implicated that this is the only and correct way for implementation of the methodology. Each company must find the most suitable way the methodology must be implemented. If you would like to make comments or contributions to the site, it will be highly appreciated.