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Q: meaning of "working knowledge" ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: meaning of "working knowledge"
Category: Business and Money > Employment
Asked by: ppark-ga
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Posted: 10 Jul 2006 14:01 PDT
Expires: 09 Aug 2006 14:01 PDT
Question ID: 745037
What exactly does a "working knowledge" of something entail?  For
example, "Must have working knowledge of AP style."
Subject: Re: meaning of "working knowledge"
Answered By: tutuzdad-ga on 10 Jul 2006 14:14 PDT
Dear ppark-ga;

Thank you for allowing me to answer your interesting question. The
term ?working knowledge? typically means ?having enough fundamental
understanding to perform the task? and ?having a good knowledge of
related concepts, theories, principles, standards, frameworks,
procedures, etc.?

This is as opposed to the terms ?sound knowledge? which means ?well
founded, and reliable at performing a task? and ?comprehensive
knowledge? which entails a much broader range of knoweldge related to
detailed principles and theories regarding a task.

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Subject: Re: meaning of "working knowledge"
From: markvmd-ga on 10 Jul 2006 17:26 PDT
You might also include "theoretical knowledge" in your list; this is
when you've book-learned something but never actually done it, like
when I was 8 and memorized my sister's driver's ed pamphlet and
decided I could drive Dad's Edsel.

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