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Designing Motivating Learning

Designing Motivating Learning

Many believe that what truly and deeply motivates the workforce is money. Although part of the equation, money is not enough to engage employees and create a desire to improve on productivity. It is not enough to create an agile and transformative workplace with the ability for product innovation,...

  • Fundamentals of Performance Improvement: A Path to Strategic Success Presentation

    Fundamentals of Performance Improvement: A Path to Strategic Success Presentation

    ISPI has developed a 90-minute presentation and leader guide, Fundamentals of Performance Improvement: A Path to Strategic Success, to assist those in- and outside our profession with introducing performance improvement to colleagues, clients, students, or anyone new to the...

  • 80/20 Rule for High Productivity

    80/20 Rule for High Productivity

    The 80/20 rule, sometimes referred to as the Pareto principle, very simply states that 80% of business results (effects) come from only 20% of our activity (cause). Within the new global competitive economy, this ratio suggests that human performance...

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SkillCast: Off-site and On the Mark: Virtual Teams, Real Results

SkillCast: Off-site and On the Mark: Virtual Teams, Real Results

Are you juggling late night and pre-dawn meetings to accommodate team members around the world? Do you wish Outlook Calendar could show more than two time zones at once? If "Name That Accent" were a game show, would you be the reigning champion? Sounds like you are in charge of a global virtual team!

  • Call for Nominations to the 2015-2017 Board of Directors

    Call for Nominations to the 2015-2017 Board of Directors

    It is time for you, the ISPI membership, to determine the future direction of ISPI by nominating those members who you feel have the qualifications, experiences, and vision to lead our Society. Up for nomination this year are the President-elect (3-year term, President-elect, President, and Immediate Past President) and...

  • Call for Honorary Award Nominations

    Call for Honorary Award Nominations

    During THE Performance Improvement Conference, ISPI presents five special awards that recognize outstanding individuals and organizations for their significant contributions to the field of performance improvement and to the Society itself.

  • <em>Performance Improvement</em> Journal: July Issue

    Performance Improvement Journal: July Issue

    In this issue, Dr. Pershing explores articles from seasoned professionals that explore different facets of performance improvement. The topics are global performance, fixing a broken performance model, tools to get your company performance from point A to point B, talking points of performance improvement accompanied by a visual representation...

  • <em>Performance Improvement Quarterly</em> 27(2)

    Performance Improvement Quarterly 27(2)

    Welcome to another issue of Performance Improvement Quarterly (PIQ)! In this issue, edited by Ingrid Guerra-López, PhD, we begin our educational journey with a study to an ideal vision on the relationship of generativity, values, individual differences, and commitment authored by Doug Leigh.

  • ISPI EMEA: Warsaw Conference Update

    ISPI EMEA: Warsaw Conference Update

    For anyone who missed last month’s article about the ISPI EMEA conference in Warsaw, we cordially invite you to visit our blog at http://ispi-europe.blogspot.com/ or our website at www.ispi-emea.org where you will be able to access videos from several of our most recent conferences, containing participant reactions, and download...

  • Reemergence as a Community of Practice! Montreal Chapter

    Reemergence as a Community of Practice! Montreal Chapter

    As ISPI Montreal tries to find its footing once again as a chapter, it has been lining up a slew of interesting events. Up until now it has hosted five events since its relaunch in October 2013.

  • Four Levels of Evaluation Programs: Receive a 20% Discount

    Four Levels of Evaluation Programs: Receive a 20% Discount

    ISPI and Kirkpatrick Partners have teamed up to provide ISPI members a 20% discount on selected Kirkpatrick certificate and certification programs.

  • Publish with ISPI and Share Your Wealth of Knowledge

    Publish with ISPI and Share Your Wealth of Knowledge

    Our profession is made up of the best and brightest in the field of performance improvement. Your contributions--extensive like a book or shorter like a PerformanceXpress article--are the resources used by universities, corporations, government, and many more to expand and build upon current thinking in the performance improvement field.

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Knowledge Worker: The Performance Sweet Spot

Knowledge Worker: The Performance Sweet Spot

When goals are matched by appropriate actions, there is alignment between the two. When conditions are conducive to performing as expected, there is support for those actions. When the performer receives accurate, timely feedback about progress and achievement, control of performance is enabled.

  • Tales From the Field: </br>E-Book Computer Training—Evaluating a Small Training Program

    Tales From the Field:
    E-Book Computer Training—Evaluating a Small Training Program

    By Robbie Proulx and Tiffany Smith Tales from the Field, a monthly column, consists of reports of evidence-based performance improvement practice and advice, presented by graduate students, alumni, and faculty of Boise State University’s Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning...

  • Chapter Corner: Knock, Knock!

    Chapter Corner: Knock, Knock!

    It was almost a year ago to the day that we revived the ISPI San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, and we have spent that time wisely forming, storming, and norming. Now we are celebrating how prepared we are to...

  • Performance Improving Technology: Reading a PDF on an E-Reader

    Performance Improving Technology: Reading a PDF on an E-Reader

    With every passing day, I get more and more notifications that the publications I have a subscription to either are going digital or have the option for a digital download. I always opt for the digital subscription because I...

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WANTED: Top Notch Speakers for THE Performance Improvement Conference

WANTED: Top Notch Speakers for THE Performance Improvement Conference

Do you have a learning, insight, or technology tip to share? Proposals are now being accepted to present at THE Performance Improvement Conference 2015 taking place at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio on the Riverwalk, in San Antonio, Texas, April 24-29, 2015. Proposals are due August 29, 2014.