APPENDIX 3. DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS OF COMPETENCIES


Table A3-1. Descriptive statistics of human capital.
Human capital Mean Mode SD
Education, scale 0–4 2.10 2.00 0.72
Biodiversity training, scale 0–4 2.80 3.00 0.90
Experience, years in profession 20.39 21.00 10.12
Table A3-2. Frequency of responses to organizational resource questions.
  Currently
available (%)
             
Development
in the future (%)
                                   
Organizational resources Yes No Worsen Stay same Improve
Training 93 7 2 78 20
Instructions and policies 95 5 1 78 21
Guidelines for exceptions/rare situations 82 18 1 76 23
Information management 89 11 1 71 28
Documentation 84 16 1 75 24
Monitoring and auditing 80 20 2 76 22
Continuous improvement of practices 81 19 3 66 31
Involvement of workers in developing
organizational practices
76 24 6 69 25
Communication within organization 87 13 4 74 22
Contact with clients 91 9 4 74 22
Contact with stakeholders 91 9 3 76 21
Field computer or GPS 62 38 0 50 50
Maps 96 4 1 59 40
GIS data 81 19 0 51 49
Guidelines 92 8 1 79 20
Co-workers' help 91 9 2 86 12
Specialist help 83 17 3 82 15
Time 72 28 33 62 5
Financial resources 74 26 22 72 6
Table A3-3. Descriptive statistics of information sourcing.
Information sourcing Mean Mode SD
Inventory data 1.85 0.00 1.45
Forest plan 2.25 3.00 1.20
Forest owner 1.51 2.00 1.17
Regional forestry center 2.23 3.00 1.38
Regional environment center 0.59 0.00 1.00
Land use register 0.22 0.00 0.59
Municipal zoning 0.25 0.00 0.56
Regional council 0.14 0.00 0.43
Forestry Development Centre Tapio 0.15 0.00 0.49
Finnish Environment Institute 0.27 0.00 0.65
Own organization, supervisor 0.55 0.00 0.95
Own organization, co-worker 1.35 0.00 1.20
Own organization, nature specialist 0.80 0.00 1.14
Own organization, subordinates 0.74 0.00 1.00
Other forestry professionals 1.31 2.00 1.06
Local forest management association 1.66 0.00 1.41
Timber buyer 0.99 0.00 1.09
Logging contractor 1.10 0.00 1.06
Nature NGO 0.19 0.00 0.51