Flexibility & Adaptability
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Flexibility is about making changes to when, where and how a person will work better to meet goals, responsibilities or objectives.
Adaptability in a climate of ambiguity and changing priorities will be evident where feedback (constructive or creative), negotiations, understanding and balanced views are evident in the goal to reach solutions.
Maintaining effectiveness in varying environments and with different tasks, responsibilities and people.
Recognise when there is a need for change
Know of or share experience of change, utilising planning, delegation, sharing of workload.
Recognise own learning from training or experience to help with new situations.
Acknowledge experience of others
Understand working in diverse groups in a non-formal setting
Know of own role and responsibilities in a change management process
Define organisational / programme boundaries regarding resources management
Adapt to varied roles, jobs responsibilities, schedules and context
Work effectively in a climate of ambiguity and changing priorities
Champion and lead change, incorporating feedback effectively
Demonstrate understanding and negotiate and balance diverse views and beliefs to reach workable solutions, particularly in multi-cultural environments
Facilitates learning with technology to support others
Manage use of technology and work objectives in digital platforms, virtual environments, hands-on practical spaces or in the field.
Create learning opportunities that challenge and encourage thinking innovatively and problem solving.
Model and nurture creativity and creative expression to communicate ideas, knowledge or connections.
Use communication skills to effectively contribute to work goals
Ready to work effectively in a climate of ambiguity and changing priorities
Show intent to compromise
Deal positively with praise, setbacks and criticism – Show flexibility
Display easy going, even tempered, patient and open to change approach
Adopt a practical and solution focused style
Support – regardless of role in a team
Adapt and meet changes as they arise
Anticipate and present change positively
Ready to improvise and accept ambiguity
Helpful and Informative
Adaptable and Flexible work ethic
Comfortable with ambiguity
Understanding and Resilient
Calm, Cooperative and Compromising
Demonstrate self management skills
Encourage participation of others
Respect difference of opinion and experience
Raise the awareness of the power (or impact) of change
Engage in continuous learning