Mapping your future: Putting new competencies to work for you

William J. Rothwell, Rich Wellins

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Abstract

This last of a three-article series on the ASTD 2004 competency study, "Mapping the Future: Shaping New Workplace Learning and Performance Competencies," addresses the following questions: How should you use the competencies to guide your professional development? The short answer: Use the competencies as a foundation on which you can build career plans and align your career with the needs of the organization. How should organizations use these new competencies? The competency model can help align the HR System vertically with the organization's strategic objectives or horizontally with other HR Functions. It provides managers and leaders a tool for selection and promotion, training and development, career and succession planning, and performance management. What are the applications for educators? This competency study helps those responsible for academic programs to create a curriculum that is based on employer expectations. The study results will help work-place learning professionals select, develop appraise, and manage their careers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalT and D
Volume58
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Industrial relations
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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