three basic developable skill of an administrator are discussed, one who (a) directs the activities of other persons and (b) undertakes the responsibility for achieving certain objectives through these efforts. These three skills are thus applicable to supervisors and even management. The three skills are: Technical skill implies an understanding of, and proficiency in, a specific kind of activity, particularly one involving methods, processes, procedures, or techniques. . . Technical skill involves specialized knowledge, analytical ability within that specialty, and facility in the use of the tools and techniques of the specific discipline. . . . Technical skill can be developed through a sound grounding in the principles, structures, and processes of the individual specialty, coupled with actual practice and experience Human skill is the executive’s ability to work effectively as a group member (intergroup relationship) and to build cooperative effort within the team he leads (leadership). This skill is
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