Key Capability Indicators (KCIs)


A KCI is a new type of Metric which measures the potential to perform and is therefore predictive in nature.

Definition

Key Capability Indicator (KCI) is the measurement of an individual’s potential to perform in a particular role as defined by management.

Construct

Key: adj. of crucial importance; significant (www.thefreedictionary.com/key)
Capability: n. the capacity to be used … or developed for a specific purpose (www.thefreedictionary.com/capability)
Indicator: n. a device that records or registers something (www.thefreedictionary.com/indicator)