International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online)

Competence Vector
Ashfaque Ahmad SHAH, Muhammad Sarwar

Competence, nonetheless abstract, can be described by a magnitude and direction like physical quantities. This ostensible qualitative measure is now being explained and measured in quantitative terms. The researchers envisaged a novel representation of competence as a vector. This competence vector is a resultant of three component vectors i.e. the competence of person, institution and peers. So far these three components have not been put together in a systematic way or at least have not been reported. It is concluded that competence could be represented with a vector in three dimensional space. Furthermore, this space could be extended to infinite number of components like any physical quantity.

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