Monthly Archives: March 2011

Providing for, Part 2

A little over 30 years ago Joe Jeffrey set out to create a new community member at Bell Labs, where he was a member of the technical staff. He called the new member MENTOR. It was a person with a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

More about Persons and Capacity, Part 1

Please note that almost everything in this and the next post has already been discussed in my comment last evening in response to W. Schwartz and C.J. Stone.  I had prepared this two post sequence before submitting that comment, but … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Some (semi-rhetorical) questions about capacity

BOP presents several ways to think about capacity that I’ll first summarize in order to get to my questions.  All of the quotes below can be found in BOP, pp. 82-86. The rest of this post continues below the fold.

Posted in Uncategorized | 8 Comments

Starting at the top

The issue of core human competences was introduced by Tony Putman in an earlier comment.  One of the interesting related sidelights suggested by this idea is the concept of talents or powers.  My recollection is that Pete Ossorio referred to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment