Definition

Conceptual skills

Conceptual skills are the skills managers use to think and to conceptualize about abstract and complex situations.

Using conceptual skills, managers see the organization as a whole, understand the relationships among various subunits, and visualize how the organization fits into its broader environment. These skills are most important to top managers.


Conceptual skills is ability to see the organization as a unified whole and to understand how each part interacts with others.


Conceptual skill is the mental ability to view the organization as a whole and to see how the parts of the organization relate to and depend on one another; the ability to imagine the integration and coordination to the arts of an organization – all its processes and systems.


 Conceptual skills refer the ability to organize and integrate information of better understand the organization as a whole.

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