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Archive for March, 2011

Announcing ISPI’s Board of Directors Election Results

Announcing ISPI’s Board of Directors Election Results

The votes have been tallied, and the following candidates have been elected to serve as members of ISPI’s 2011-2013 Board of Directors.

ISPI Recognizes Excellence in the Field of HPT

ISPI Recognizes Excellence in the Field of HPT

The ISPI Awards of Excellence program is designed to showcase the people, products, innovations, and organizations that represent excellence in the field of human performance technology.

ISPI SkillCast Webinar:<br/>How to Use HPT to Navigate the Gray Space for Positive Change

ISPI SkillCast Webinar:
How to Use HPT to Navigate the Gray Space for Positive Change

This session is about how to use 12 steps to influence decisions and collaborate with stakeholders for positive change

A Review of the 2010 ISPI EMEA Gothenburg Conference

A Review of the 2010 ISPI EMEA Gothenburg Conference

An important part of the wrap for the eighth ISPI EMEA conference was a focus group-style feedback session, which has become a tradition for us.

2011 Distinguished Dissertation Award Recipients

2011 Distinguished Dissertation Award Recipients

The International Society for Performance Improvement is proud to honor excellence in student research through our Distinguished Dissertation Awards.

Chapter Corner:<br/>Elevate Your Chapter to New Heights

Chapter Corner:
Elevate Your Chapter to New Heights

Chapter leaders will take away a wealth of knowledge and support from this workshop that they can apply to their own local chapters

From the Board:<br/>A Year in Review

From the Board:
A Year in Review

While I will reflect on the past year, I would also like to focus your thoughts and efforts to the coming years of our Society,

Organizational Spotlight:<br/>World Learning

Organizational Spotlight:
World Learning

World Learning’s mission is to enhance the capacity and commitment of individuals, institutions, and communities to create a more peaceful and just world.

Tales from the Field:<br/>Using the BEM for Performance Analysis at a Technology Company

Tales from the Field:
Using the BEM for Performance Analysis at a Technology Company

We discovered that the average sales agent stays in that role for less than two years, in part, because Company X actively promotes sales people to management.

TrendSpotters:<br/>The Pyramid of Success

TrendSpotters:
The Pyramid of Success

Developed by Coach Wooden in 1948 and refined for 14 more years, this model has been revered and used with great results by countless sports teams, business executives, and people in every imaginable arena.

If Past Experience Is Any Indicator, Find Out What Attendees Said About THE Performance Improvement Conference

If Past Experience Is Any Indicator, Find Out What Attendees Said About THE Performance Improvement Conference

Find out what THE Performance Improvement Conference attendees had to say at last year’s conference. Then, make plans to attend a pre-conference program April 8-9 and the full four-day conference April 10-13 in Orlando, Florida.

Don’t Miss the Opportunity to Attend This Year’s Conference: An Update From the Emerging Professionals Committee

Don’t Miss the Opportunity to Attend This Year’s Conference: An Update From the Emerging Professionals Committee

This year promises invaluable sessions geared specifically toward your interests, speed mentoring, resume coaching, and the ability to network with experts within the performance improvement and other emerging professionals.

Register by March 11 and Save!

Register by March 11 and Save!

Not only does ISPI offer the best speakers in the field of performance improvement, but in comparison to other professional development opportunities, THE Performance Improvement Conference exposes you to nearly 50% more time for learning and networking with colleagues.

Don’t Just Survive…THRIVE In Your Job!

Don’t Just Survive…THRIVE In Your Job!

You will have to take responsibility for your own situation, and you will have to make a serious commitment to your job and career growth.

Lights, Camera, Action! The Performance Improvement Conference 99-Second Video Contest: Deadline Extended

Lights, Camera, Action! The Performance Improvement Conference 99-Second Video Contest: Deadline Extended

In 99 seconds or less, share your views on the value of ISPI membership and attendance at THE Performance Improvement Conference in 2011 with a short video clip titled: “This is ISPI!”

Performance Thinking: Making Performance Improvement Simple?

Performance Thinking: Making Performance Improvement Simple?

While the Six Boxes approach is simple, its applications are not always easy. It’s often difficult for people to shift their focus from behavior to work outputs (accomplishments), and we try everything we can during the coaching portions of our Six Boxes programs to facilitate that transition.

Risk Management and Culture

Risk Management and Culture

We are keen to compare the Australian experience with that of other countries and ISPI has agreed to partner with us in exploring this. Please give us 10 minutes or so of your time to complete the survey giving us your perceptions of Risk Management in your own organization.

Love the One You’re With

Love the One You’re With

For the past several years, we have been working with several large organizations to develop a rapid performance and needs analysis tool, called an ANSWER Analysis, for identifying and discussing needs-related data before beginning a large initiative.

Great Training–Then What? Tips for Training Transfer

Great Training–Then What? Tips for Training Transfer

Although we can’t be sure how much training transfers in general, we do know there is a lot of room for improvement.

Can You Motivate Altruism?

Can You Motivate Altruism?

When human performance technologists discuss motivation, many will automatically think about motivation in terms of instructional design.