Upskilling
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Upskilling

Human Factors

Trained Incapacity: Can a certain type of experience block someone from thinking beyond a set of constraints?

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Trained incapacity is a type of education, change management, or organizational culture. It’s defined by two key factors: first, once someone has learned how to do something a certain way, it’s very difficult for them to learn how to do it another way; and…

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Kristi Pelzel

Kristi Pelzel

Analyst, University Faculty Adjunct, and Communications Consultant. M.A. Georgetown University.