The Competency-Change Connection Betha Gutsche WebJunction Curriculum Developer July 27, 2008
Good Morning! Photo by Orange County Girl :  http://flickr.com/photos/hollyclark/1006809523/   /
Competencies Competencies are foundational Workforce  planning Recruiting  Skills gap analysis Staff training & onboarding...
Competencies at WebJunction Public Access  Computing the Index Course gaps Focus on  competencies to  sustain & maintain  ...
be   c urious Photo by  freeparking :  http://flickr.com/photos/freeparking/480863346/
put your   H eart into your work Photo by naama:  http://flickr.com/photos/naama/26197865/
take   A ction Photo by  www.viajar24h.com-202 :  http://flickr.com/photos/soschilds/374378180/
N ix   the negativity Photo by duncan:  http://flickr.com/photos/duncan/11298374/
set realistic   G oals for yourself Photo by Kevin Steele :  http://flickr.com/photos/kevinsteele/267451343/
E xchange   knowledge  freely
be   C urious put your   H eart into your work take   A ction N ix   the negativity set realistic   G oals for yourself E ...
<ul><li>What is the opposite of competent? </li></ul><ul><li>incompetent </li></ul>
Competencies Training Change S kills Teach  to KSAs No Change + Engagement & Involvement K nowledge A ttitude
<ul><li>“ If you change the conversation, you change the culture. ” </li></ul><ul><li>-Peter Block, designedLearning.com  ...
<ul><li>Use as framework for storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Match specific workplace c...
<ul><li>Think of an aspect of your library culture  that you’d like to change </li></ul><ul><li>Share your change desires ...
Propagate success stories Photo by  NMC Second Life:   http://flickr.com/photos/nmc-campus/397664108/
Contact me: Betha Gutsche [email_address] 206.273.7571 http://cebuzz.wordpress.com/
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WebJunction has put a lot of effort into defining competencies for librarians and library staff, but there is a key set of competencies that surmount all others: the competencies of change.

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    1. 1. The Competency-Change Connection Betha Gutsche WebJunction Curriculum Developer July 27, 2008
    2. 2. Good Morning! Photo by Orange County Girl : http://flickr.com/photos/hollyclark/1006809523/ /
    3. 3. Competencies Competencies are foundational Workforce planning Recruiting Skills gap analysis Staff training & onboarding Performance management Succession planning
    4. 4. Competencies at WebJunction Public Access Computing the Index Course gaps Focus on competencies to sustain & maintain public computers Looking at the rest of library practice & service
    5. 5. be c urious Photo by freeparking : http://flickr.com/photos/freeparking/480863346/
    6. 6. put your H eart into your work Photo by naama: http://flickr.com/photos/naama/26197865/
    7. 7. take A ction Photo by www.viajar24h.com-202 : http://flickr.com/photos/soschilds/374378180/
    8. 8. N ix the negativity Photo by duncan: http://flickr.com/photos/duncan/11298374/
    9. 9. set realistic G oals for yourself Photo by Kevin Steele : http://flickr.com/photos/kevinsteele/267451343/
    10. 10. E xchange knowledge freely
    11. 11. be C urious put your H eart into your work take A ction N ix the negativity set realistic G oals for yourself E xchange knowledge freely
    12. 12. <ul><li>What is the opposite of competent? </li></ul><ul><li>incompetent </li></ul>
    13. 13. Competencies Training Change S kills Teach to KSAs No Change + Engagement & Involvement K nowledge A ttitude
    14. 14. <ul><li>“ If you change the conversation, you change the culture. ” </li></ul><ul><li>-Peter Block, designedLearning.com </li></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>Use as framework for storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Match specific workplace challenges to competencies </li></ul><ul><li>Collect examples of positive outcomes </li></ul>Competencies for cultural change
    16. 16. <ul><li>Think of an aspect of your library culture that you’d like to change </li></ul><ul><li>Share your change desires with your group </li></ul><ul><li>Each group focus on one cultural change </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the competencies associated with the change </li></ul><ul><li>Tell a story (or stories) that exemplify the competencies </li></ul>Competency-based stories
    17. 17. Propagate success stories Photo by NMC Second Life: http://flickr.com/photos/nmc-campus/397664108/
    18. 18. Contact me: Betha Gutsche [email_address] 206.273.7571 http://cebuzz.wordpress.com/

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