5 years, 4 months ago

Ability, Capability, Capacity and Competence (and Reality)

Over two years ago I posted a piece describing the characteristics of Ability, Capability, Capacity and Competence. This piece has been read often but was, in hindsight, deficient. Having an understanding of the meaning behind each of the terms is … Continue reading

12 years, 23 days ago

Competence, non-competence and incompetence

One of the key reasons why I’m so vehemently against any-centrism and suchlike revolves around the question of competence – or, more usually, the lack of it. Competence is where someone knows what they’re doing, and does it. And, oddly, often don’t bother to say that they’re competent – perhaps because they don’t need to […]