Preface, Victor C. X. Wang. Introduction: Contextualization, the Marketplace, Meeting Room, Mao and More: An Introduction to Human Performance and Training, Kathleen P. King. Movement Toward Staying Ahead of the Curve in Developing and Managing Human Capital, John A. Henschke. Human Performance in China, Victor C. X. Wang. Panorama for Global Education and Training of Adults: A Kaleidoscopic View at the European Union Experience, Gabriele Strohschen. Critical Human Performance Issues in the United States, Claretha H. Banks. Performance Contracting and Human Performance Practices in Africa, Fredrick Muyia Nafukho, Margaret Kobia, and Nura M. Huka. Examining Human Performance in South America, Jules K. Beck. Human Performance in India, Ramesh Sharma. The Editors and Authors.