Competence in Arboriculture: Motivation

In a previous article, “Competence in Arboriculture” (TCI Magazine, January 2020), we discussed such topics as modalities of learning, how to build a training program and different resources to use when building your training program. In this article, we’ll expand on a subject we touched on in that article – motivation. How do those of […]

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Competency in Arboriculture

Competence is defined as the set of demonstrable characteristics and skills that enable and improve the efficiency of performance within a job. The word “competence” as it is used today first appeared in 1959 in an article authored by R.W. White, who employed the word as a concept for performance motivation. For our purposes, the […]

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