Competency-Based Framework: The Benefits and the Challenges
The aim of this paper is to explore some issues in developing and implementing a competency-based framework
in an organizational context in Oman. Competency-based framework development process and implementation drawn from
the authors experience as a consultant and previous work on competencies in business and industry are explained. Issues and
lesson learned into the use of competencies in practice in an organizational context are discussed. Criticisms of such an
approach are also presented.
Keywords: Competencies, competency framework, competency implementation, talent management.