Definition - Capability

A team or company’s combination of skills, competencies, knowledge, processes, tools, and behaviors that allows them to Carry Out particular activities or achieve certain goals. Capabilities create the outcomes that customers are paying for.

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Marine Infantry must be able to carry an Assault Load of 70 pounds (lbs) (+/-10 percent) with additional organic weapons and mission essential equipment, move 32 kilometers (km) in a time limit of 8 hours, with 95 percent of the force remaining mission capable. (9/2018 Standard)


 

What capabilities are required to win is the fourth of the five interlinked questions that define your strategy. This drives strategic decisions through all levels of operations and organizational development. These capabilities are broken down into specific standards, training, certifications (internal and external), and ongoing development to support execution of your strategy. These must be integrated across your whole business model and throughout every job role

 


Definitions for The Business of Building
Building a project requires knowledge of, and skill in using thousands of construction-specific definitions, acronyms, and metrics. Building a business including the development of people has its own vocabulary forming the foundation of communication....

Definitions for The Business of Building
Building a project requires knowledge of, and skill in using thousands of construction-specific definitions, acronyms, and metrics. Building a business including the development of people has its own vocabulary forming the foundation of communication....

4 Elements of Commander's Intent
Effectively execute your strategies across the whole organization while allowing your team the flexibility to adapt for the specific conditions they are facing.
Continuous Improvement - Takes or Saves Time
I am too busy to learn to improve the process! This statement is only funny because it is so true. It is one of the first mindsets you have to break within yourself and then within your team if you want to achieve consistent operational excellence.
Resource - Stratified Systems Theory (SST) and Timespan 101
All contractors navigate through very predictable stages of growth delivering larger and more complex projects. Business complexity evolves requiring different capabilities at all levels. Tom Foster lays out some of these key differences very clearly.