Involves the ability to effectively adapt to a variety of situations, individuals or groups. It is based on the ability to understand and appreciate different opposing perspectives on an issue, to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change, and to change or easily accept changes in one’s own organisational or job requirements.
- Proposes ways to do things differently.
- Understands and recognises the value of other points of view and ways of doing things.
- Displays a positive attitude in the face of ambiguity and change.
- Anticipates having to adapt work methods to changing technology and environments.
- Considers problems from all new perspectives and can expand on the thinking or solutions proposed by others
- Adapts to new ideas and initiatives relevant to own area of work.
- Understands and promotes the organisation’s business needs and policies for introducing change.
- Seeks best practices inside and outside the organisation to anticipate change.
- Stays open-minded and encourages others to bring new perspectives.
- Contributes to shaping business practices and policies.
- Shares new ideas and perspectives to adjust business strategies.
- Encourages others to see the positive outcome of doing things differently.
- Is intellectually agile in response to challenges of internal and external environments.
- Solicits ideas and responds positively to those of staff and committees.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Competency Framework (2014). https://www.oecd.org/careers/competency_framework_en.pdf