SKS Intellectual Property Developed by Our Experts
Data is at the heart of everything we do, and we pride ourselves on providing data-driven insights to our clients so they are able to make better, more informed talent management decisions. Our doctoral-level consultants and HR data analysts have mined our extensive SKS dataset to build a best-in-class Competency Model and rigorous Leadership Potential Model.
The SKS Competency Model
The SKS Competency Model is an objective, data-driven model built by our team of doctoral-level psychologists and human resources data analysts. It is based on comprehensive qualitative and quantitative analyses of thousands of leaders in a variety of business settings. Leveraging decades of data and expertise, SKS Consulting Group built The SKS Competency Model on the following criteria:
- Professional standards for construct and content validity
- Attributes which can be measured reliably and accurately
- Characteristics that matter most for success in a work environment
- Appropriate for use across multiple applications – selection, development, and leadership performance individually and within teams
- User friendliness and utility for both the talent management practitioner and individual leader
The SKS competencies are organized under four foundations of performance: Relationships, Results, Insights, and Leadership.
Interpretation and User Guide
The Leadership Potential Model
The 3 Pillars of High-Potential Leaders
Individuals high in leadership capacity are decisive, driven, and exhibit initiative. They are comfortable taking the lead and providing direction for individuals and teams.
Individuals high in change agility prefer variety and enjoy trying out new things. They are curious, life-long learners who actively seek out opportunities to expand their knowledge and acquire new skills.
Individuals high in career motivation are ambitious and career-oriented. They enjoy working toward demanding goals and targets that exceed expectations.
The Power of Data-Driven Decisions
QUANTITATIVE AND MEASURABLE ROI
MEETING GROWTH GOALS YEAR OVER YEAR
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