Provide Purpose Competency Domain

Leaders provide purpose in the workplace by encouraging individual learning, training the team, delegating responsibility, empowering decision-making, keeping people focused on the mission, and keeping the team informed. Motivation and commitment are the consequences of having a purpose in the workplace. Providing purpose is essential for Building Resilient Teams.

 

Leader Tasks:

Task 1: Analyze individual purpose.
Task 2: Encourage individual learning.
Task 3: Train the team.
Task 4: Delegate responsibility.
Task 5: Empower decision-making.
Task 6: Keep people focused on the mission.
Task 7: Keep the team informed.

 

Supporting Knowledge:

Know the relationship between personal growth and purpose.

Know the relationship between purpose and motivation.

Know the relationship between purpose and commitment.

Know why encouraging individual learning provides purpose and builds collective resilience.

Know how to encourage individual learning.

Know why training the team provides purpose and builds collective resilience.

Know how to train the team.

Know why delegating responsibility provides purpose and builds collective resilience.

Know how to delegate responsibility.

Know why empowering decision-making provides purpose and builds collective resilience.

Know how to empower decision-making.

Know why keeping people focused on the mission provides purpose and builds collective resilience.

Know how to keep people focused on the mission.

Know why keeping the team informed provides purpose and builds collective resilience.

Know how to keep the team informed.

Know why providing purpose builds resilience.

Know how to provide purpose.

 

Our certification exams assess candidates in the following rating categories:

Factual Knowledge. This knowledge dimension is about the key terms and ideas relevant to each leader task. Candidates show competence in this knowledge dimension by knowing definitions, meanings, and specific details about applicable key terms and ideas.

Conceptual Knowledge. This dimension is about the interrelationships among key terms and ideas within a concepts relevant to each leader task. Candidates show competence in this knowledge dimension by knowing how key terms and ideas function together to form a concept; by knowing classifications, categories, and principles; and by knowing theories, models, and structures.

Procedural Knowledge. This dimension is about implementing processes and carrying out procedures specific to each leader task. Candidates show competence in this knowledge dimension by knowing subject-specific skills, techniques, and methods; by knowing of criteria for determining when to use appropriate procedures; by discovering or revealing something through detailed examination; and by making judgments and decisions based on given criteria and standards.

 

Updated 8/14/2020