Definition and Behavioral Indicators of Planning and Organization

PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION – establishes a systematic course of action for self and others in order to accomplish objectives; determines priorities and allocates resources effectively.

For example:

  • Uses systems to keep track of information; keeps detailed records as necessary
  • Effectively sets priorities with an appropriate sense of what is most important
  • Anticipates obstacles realistically
  • Manages time effectively to meet schedules and deadlines
  • Effectively handles multiple demands and competing priorities
  • Checks with relevant constituents to be sure tasks, time frames, budgets are realistic and complete
  • Tackles complex projects by breaking them into manageable components