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The NASA Leadership Model consists of five "models", one for each of five leadership roles shown in the navigation buttons to the left.  Each of the models has the same first two levels of "dimensions" and "competencies" that you see in the pictures above. The third and fourth levels that you can see by mousing over a model consist of "skills" and "behaviors" as described below.

Dimensions:  These are the five highest level elements of the Model.

Competencies:  These are the 20 second level elements of the Model. They consist of measurable skills, knowledge or personal characteristics that have been demonstrated to be essential to effective leadership in the Agency.

Skills:  these abilities or proficiencies are narrow in scope and often developed through training or experience.

Behaviors:  These are the lowest level elements. Their demonstration or performance indicates proficiency within a skill.

To download the model for a particular type of leader, go to the page for that type of leader by using the navigation buttons to the left.

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Last Updated February, 2014