Competences

Competencies factors and related items

Leading and deciding

Developed on the basis of the Great Eight factor “Leading and Deciding”:
Takes control and exercises leadership. Initiates action, gives direction, and takes responsibility.

Using initial findings to take the lead; Guiding, coordinating and empowering others; Organising the actions of the team as best as possible; Showing initiative, deciding key issues quickly; Setting the general direction and motivating others; Setting the direction and taking the lead

Interacting and presenting

Developed on the basis of the Great Eight factor “Interacting and Presenting”:
Communicates and networks effectively. Successfully persuades and influences others. Relates to others in a confident, relaxed manner.

Working out assessments together as a team; Working with others to overcome criticism and uncertainty; Presenting my own ideas and sharing information; Always making use of exchange and also the spotlight; Winning over and influencing others for my own project; Coordinating with others or presenting content

Creating and conceptualizing

Developed on the basis of the Great Eight factor “Creating and Conceptualizing”: Works well in situations requiring openness to new ideas and experiences. Seeks out learning opportunities. Handles situations and problems with innovation and creativity. Thinks broadly and strategically. Supports and drives organizational change.

Avoiding setbacks and pressure through creative solutions; Developing innovative solution strategies for tomorrow; Continuous broad interest in a variety of topics; Communicating change in an inspiring and forward-looking manner; Finding creative solutions; Creative, innovative and learning-oriented work, alone or in a team

Organizing and executing

Developed on the basis of the Great Eight factor “Organizing and Executing”: Plans ahead and works in a systematic and organized way. Follows directions and procedures. Focuses on customer satisfaction and delivers a quality service or product to the agreed standards.

Preparing for difficult challenges, building reserves; Organising the actions of the team as best as possible; Achieving something good and defending quality standards; Deriving work plans/processes from next goals; Detailed planning and organisation of projects; Delivering results, meeting expectations

Analyzing and interpreting

Developed on the basis of the Great Eight factor “Analyzing and Interpreting”: Shows evidence of clear analytical thinking. Gets to the heart of complex problems and issues. Applies own expertise effectively. Quickly takes on new technology. Communicates well in writing.

Persistent exploration of complex issues; Communicating results and solution strategies; Analysing and evaluating information myself; Analysing precisely myself in order to back up findings; Exploring and understanding facts rather than changing them; Preparing analyses and presentation content for others

Supporting and cooperating

Developed on the basis of the Great Eight factor “Supporting and Cooperating”: Supports others and shows respect and positive regard for them in social situations. Puts people first, working effectively with individuals and teams, clients, and staff. Behaves consistently with clear personal values that complement those of the organization.

Carefully ensuring that everyone is "on board"; Communicating change in a considerate and integrative manner; Collaborating with and contributing to other projects; Strengthening cooperation through mindfulness; Working with others,
no matter on what; Respecting and safeguarding shared values and principles

Adapting and coping

Developed on the basis of the Great Eight factor “Adapting and Coping”: Adapts and responds well to change. Manages pressure effectively and copes well with setbacks.

Personally processing difficult challenges; Dealing constructively with pressure and setbacks; Using criticism productively and withstanding uncertainty; Considering the challenge of change in innovations; Exploring the effects of changes; Deriving work plans/processes from long-term goals

Enterprising and performing

Developed on the basis of the Great Eight factor “Enterprising and Performing”: Focuses on results and achieving personal work objectives. Works best when work is related closely to results and the impact of personal efforts is obvious. Shows an understanding of business, commerce, and finance. Seeks opportunities for self-development and career advancement.

Trusting my intuition and acting quickly; Focused interest in the currently important topics; Setting, pursuing and achieving personal goals; Enforcing my interests; Entrepreneurial and commercial action; Showing initiative, getting started and motivating with results