Core competencies of information professionals in a knowledge based enterprise.
Date of Issue2003
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
Competencies have been defined as the interplay of knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes required to do a job effectively from the point of view of both the performer and the observer (Murphy, 1991). The unique competencies of the Information Professional include in-depth knowledge of print and electronic information resources in specialized subject areas and the design and management of information services that meet the strategic information needs of the individual or group being served. This study’s main objective was to seek out a refined list of Core Competencies of Information Professionals required for all the main types of industries and knowledge based enterprises in Singapore that utilises the services of Information Professionals, by seeking the views of the Top, Senior and Middle Management running and managing these commercial private sector companies and public sector organizations.
DRNTU::Library and information science::General::Careers and profession
Nanyang Technological University