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Integrating Competency Frameworks and Goal Setting in an Individual Development Plan Process
by Rizvi, Farhan, M.S., Pepperdine University, 2018, 50; 10843466
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this study was to design an integrated goal and competency framework based individual development plan process. Interviews with eight employees who had been through the process were conducted. Competency frameworks have been shown in existing literature and this study to be an effective tool for leveraging for employee development and driving discussions that employees value. Findings showed that using competency frameworks provides more than enough benefits to justify people managers investing the time to understand it, socialize it within their teams, and use it as a core piece of this process. Future studies should look at multiple teams with different managers to explore that variable further.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Lacey, Miriam Y.
Commitee: Egan, Terri
School: Pepperdine University
Department: Organizational Development
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 58/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Management, Organizational behavior
Keywords: Competency framework, Employee development, Goal setting, Individual development plan, Training
Publication Number: 10843466
ISBN: 978-0-438-41547-8
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