The Basics of Human Performance Improvement

  • Bob Winter


In the 1970s, Joe Harless coined the term front-end analysis, now known as needs assessment. Front-end analysis refers to the activities done before addressing a solution to a human performance problem. Analysis of needs comes before everything else, including the establishment of objectives. That idea sums up the essence of human performance improvement (also known as, human performance technology, or performance engineering) generally and performance consulting specifically.


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  • Bob Winter
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  1. 1.MAUnited States

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