What Employees Are Saying When They Say They Don’t Trust Leaders

Leaders have a big problem in the workplace – employees don’t trust them. Employees think competency, honesty, transparency and empathy are not too much to expect from leaders.

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Navy plane nearly crashed into sea after metal cable snapped and injured 8 sailors

A ‘lack of procedural compliance’ contributed to a potentially catastrophic incident.

A cable was supposed to catch and slow down the E-2C Hawkeye as it landed on the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D Eisenhower in Norfolk, Virginia.

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A choice of competency or compliance

The scenario of having to complete an e-learning course around issues of health and safety is a familiar one to most employees. The course is usually a barrage of information that you have to try to absorb in one go and then complete some sort of test of what you have learned. Continue reading “A choice of competency or compliance”

More regulatory questions than answers following Brexit vote

There are more questions than immediate answers following the “Brexit” vote, a decision that sees the United Kingdom leaving the unified Member States of the European Union. One such question is how will leaving the EU affect competence and compliance?

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About Competence Management Systems

Effective competence management ensures that workflow is managed safely and in an efficient way, maximising productivity and ensuring workforce capability. A good quality Competence Management System (CMS) will bring real and lasting benefits to any oil and gas organisation.

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Competence frameworks: the European approach to teach and learn 21st century skills

On 10 June 2016, the Commission adopted a new and comprehensive Skills Agenda for Europe. The aim is to ensure that people develop a broad set of skills.

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What is a level of competence?

Information about people’s abilities and competence has always been valuable when decisions are made about who should undertake some work, or who should be engaged to perform a particular role as part of a job. As a consequence, it is also valuable to have information about what courses of learning, education or training (LET) are designed to result in the acquisition of what competence.

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