publication . Article . 2013

Improving human performance: Industry factors influencing the ability to perform

Güera Massyn Romo;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2013 Journal: Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal, volume 5, issue 1, pages 66-83 (issn: 2073-7904, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Hong Kong Bao Long Accounting & Secretarial Limited
Abstract
Learning interventions and new technologies that aim to improve human performance must take cognisance of industry factors inhibiting human performance. The dynamic and fast pace nature of the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and the engineering industries do not lend themselves to proper skills planning and management. These industries experience real skills gaps, to some of which they contribute by themselves. This study reports on these performance-inhibiting factors such as the underutilisation of available skills, tolerance for individual preferences, and dynamically, and informally refining a role objective while an employee is occupying a ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Special forces, Underutilisation of skill, Dynamic role re-definition, Modern work analysis, Professional skills, lcsh:General Works, lcsh:A
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