"Human Competence stands not only as a tribute to Tom's genius, but also as the best single source of ideas about performance technology. It is a 'must have' for anyone serious about changing the performance of individuals or organizations."
—Dick Lincoln, Centers for Disease Control
"Human Competence is the crowning achievement of a most remarkable man. But more than that, it is the performance technologist's foundation. Read it with zest, but read it with the intent of learning as much as you possibly can."
—Odin Westgaard, Hale Associates
"Tom's work has given me the framework to help others in a powerful way—it is a big part of my message of respecting and valuing people at work."
—Elizabeth Guman, Performance Insights
"Human Competence is a must read for anyone wishing to become a true performance improvement professional."
—Peter Dean, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
"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 he left behind will continue to profit behavior analysis and performance improvement for a long, long time."
—Ogden Lindsley, Behavior Research Company
"Human Competence is probably the most borrowed and least returned book in my library. It's good to have it in print once more, so that I can keep replacing it, and rereading it for new insights from the original master of HPT."
—Rob Foshay, TRO Learning, Inc.
Human Competence is a true classic that should be read and remain in the reference library of every performance improvement and human resources development professional. Thomas Gilbert is known as the "Father of Performance Technology" for good reason. His work, as documented in this book, pioneered the way in which we now approach performance improvement. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Product Description