Employees' expertise and competence are among the important success factors of today's work organizations. This special issue focuses on expertise and excellent performance within work settings, addressing questions such as: How do excellent performers proceed when accomplishing work tasks? Which strategies do they use? Which aspects of knowledge and behaviour are crucial for excellent work performance? How can you identify, select, and train excellent performers? Expertise at Work combines empirical studies and practitioners' approaches to these challenging issues. In addition, open peer commentaries are provided by academics and practitioners from a number of European countries.
S. Sonnentag, U. Schmidt-Brasse, Expertise at Work: Research Perspectives and Practical Interventions for Ensuring Excellent Performance at the Work-place (Editorial). A.M. Tripoli, Planning and Allocating: Strategies for Managing Priorities in Complex Jobs. J. Deller, Commentary. N. Schaper, K. Sonntag, Analysis and Training of Diagnostic Expertise in Complex Technical Domains. I.W. Brorson, Commentary. S. Sonnentag, Identifying High Performers: Do Peer Nominations Suffer from a Likeability Bias? V. Perez Velasco, Commentary. P.T. van den Berg, Competencies for Work Domains in Business Computer Science. A. Gregar, Commentary. T. Valkeavaara, Exploring the Nature of Human Resource Developers' Expertise. J. Dukes, Commentary. S. Gobel-Kobialka, Reaching Business Excellence Through Sound People Management. T. Keenan, Commentary. S. Remdisch, S. Dionisius, A. Gopel, Training Supervisors' Assessment Skills: A Crucial Step in High-potential Selection. M. Adamiec, Commentary. J. Maczynski, Commentary. M. Follon, Removing Limits to Growth: Implementing Knowledge Sharing Loops Between Operators and Engineers. V. Lepeska, Commentary.