Employee Training and Development and Competency-Based Approach: Any Relationship?





Competency-based approach, Training, Development, Organisation, Survey


The article focuses on the relationship between the use of employee training and development and the competency-based approach. The objective of this article is to evaluate the use of the competency-based approach in employee training and development in organisations in the Czech Republic based on long-term research (n = 1,360) since the year 2013. The results showed that the competency-based approach in the management of organisations is utilized by only 21.8% of the organisations. An important finding is that 93.2% of organisations using the competency-based approach support employee training and development. The results confirmed that there is the relationship between the use of the competency-based approach and training and development in the organisation (p < 0.001, Cramer’s V = 0.178) and also between the use of the competency-based approach and evaluation of training and development efficiency in the organisation (p < 0.001, Cramer’s V = 0.299).


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Fejfarová, M. and Fejfar, J. (2022) ’Employee Training and Development and Competency-Based Approach: Any Relationship?’, Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 242–250. https://doi.org/10.7160/eriesj.2022.150405



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