Analysis of Core Competency Required for the Managerial Work Force of Small and Medium Enterprises in Taiwan


This study aims to probe into the core competencies, as should be possessed by the managerial work forces of firms, from the perspective of employers’ in small and medium enterprises. The findings can serve as references for planning core courses of employee training and labor employment. Based on the research purposes, this study adopted revised DACUM, conducted literature review, and applied a questionnaire survey. The subjects were the members of SMEs Honor Instructor Association of Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan, and the Society of Management Science. Random sampling was used, with the number of employees as the units. The valid return rate was 24.2%. After testing goodness of fit of K-S single samples, this study found that a corporate management work force should have 11 items of core competencies, and 35 items of secondary competency.

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C. Shen, C. Chou, H. Hsiao and Y. Lee, "Analysis of Core Competency Required for the Managerial Work Force of Small and Medium Enterprises in Taiwan," Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol. 6 No. 3B, 2013, pp. 111-113. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2013.63B024.

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