When we hear the word ‘performance’ what do we think of? Well, it depends. Language is contextual not propositional. If you want to know about language you need to know the context in order to understand how it is being used. For example, when we use the word ‘performance’ in the Arts, … [Read more...] about What Do You Mean By Performance?
The Toxic Language of ‘Performance’ and Risk image source The language of ‘performance’ as measured outcomes is toxicity for the humanization of persons. We see this exemplified in the recent report on systemic abuse in UK gymnastics. The same is true for the culture of abuse in Australian … [Read more...] about The Toxic Language of ‘Performance’ and Risk
Programming for Safety, the Performance Myth The language of ‘performance’ in safety has over time, been decoupled from its real meaning. How humans ‘perform’ has been commandeered by behaviourism and scientism in safety by the meaningless pursuit of measurement. We see this typically in the … [Read more...] about Programming for Safety, the Performance Myth
Performance, Conformance and Informance in Safety Eberle states in Dangerous Words that: ‘Much religious language ‘performs’ rather than ‘informs’. So much of what is ‘performed’ in the name of safety is more about theatre than reality. After all the completion of paperwork done as ‘tick and … [Read more...] about Performance, Conformance and Informance in Safety