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Human Competence: Engineering Worthy Performance

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What People Have Said About "Human Competence" "Among the ideas bulging from this classic work: performance exemplars, potential for improving performance, behavior-accomplishment distinction, performance matrix, ACORN troubleshooting test, performance audits, states, Worth = Value - Cost, knowledge maps, mediators, and job aids. The great accomplishments Gilbert left behi ...more
Hardcover, 376 pages
Published August 12th 2013 by Pfeiffer & Company (first published May 1978)
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This is a great book which offers a slightly new approach on how to engineer (or inspire) performance in your employees or organization. The examples presented from real businesses are GREAT and illustrate the principles. The examples in the first third of the book are well worth the read, and they may change the way in which you view success.

If you are someone who hopes to help others feel good about their work, or someone who needs to step up their company's performance; then this is a book th
Beth Mcgoldrick
Excellent book even after all these years. Good to go back and read the classics, the key texts of our profession.
Matt Carman
This was my favorite book from my college days. I still enjoy it. enough to buy it again, as my original copy got wet in the 1994 Northridge earthquake.
Theoretically sound foundation of Human Performance Improvement
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Thomas F. Gilbert was a psychologist and the founder of the field now known as Human Performance Technology (HPT). He coined the term "performance engineering".

Dr. Gilbert's work has created much of the organizing framework upon which the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) is based. The ISPI awards the Thomas F. Gilbert Distinguished Professional Achievement Award named in hi
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