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Archive for August, 2011

Call for Nominations to the 2012-2014 ISPI Board of Directors

Call for Nominations to the 2012-2014 ISPI Board of Directors

It is time once again 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.

Webinar: Bringing Performance Improvement Techniques to Your Managers and Supervisors

Webinar: Bringing Performance Improvement Techniques to Your Managers and Supervisors

Roger Chevalier and Miki Lane will provide you with ideas, models, and tools that can be used by managers and supervisors to improve workplace performance. As a result of this webinar, you will be in a better position to bring performance improvement techniques to your managers and supervisors.

Call for Honorary Award Nominations

Call for Honorary Award Nominations

Each year, ISPI presents four special honorary awards that recognize outstanding individuals and organizations for their significant contributions to Human Performance Technology and to the Society itself.

Recognizing Excellence at ISPI

Recognizing Excellence at ISPI

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

Lead Your Organization Through Major Change

Lead Your Organization Through Major Change

When change is forced upon you, making the shift is often more stressful and more difficult than when you thoughtfully decide to take your organization in a new direction.

From Casual to Committed: How Alignment and Engagement Can Create Positive Accountability

From Casual to Committed: How Alignment and Engagement Can Create Positive Accountability

Organizations that achieve the promise of their business plan are able to create “positive accountability” – a powerful, healthy culture that results from goal alignment and workforce engagement

Oh Her? She’s New: A Lesson in Attitude and Performance

Oh Her? She’s New: A Lesson in Attitude and Performance

Part of any management, leadership, and employee motivation speech, is the common theme that people’s performance is influenced by their attitude.

Present at THE Performance Improvement Conference 2012

Present at THE Performance Improvement Conference 2012

Don’t miss your chance to be part of ISPI’s 50th anniversary conference; the deadline to submit your proposal is August 15, 2011.

Navigating Performance Improvement for the Next 50 Years: 3 Powerful Keynote Presentations

Navigating Performance Improvement for the Next 50 Years: 3 Powerful Keynote Presentations

Join us at THE Performance Improvement Conference, April 18-23, 2012, in Toronto, ON, Canada, and learn from our many expert presenters sharing their thoughts on adapting to the current external environmental forces and applying and implementing innovations.

Tales From the Field: Reaching the Quality Benchmark—Case Study

Tales From the Field: Reaching the Quality Benchmark—Case Study

MedTech requested a team of three Boise State University graduate students to conduct a needs assessment to identify areas where interventions could help all MTs both improve and maintain their overall quality scores.

TrendSpotters: Adaptive Business Case Framework

TrendSpotters: Adaptive Business Case Framework

This month our guest is Matt Donovan, executive director of Option Six, a division of General Physics Corporation.

Organizational Spotlight: QED Group, LLC

Organizational Spotlight: QED Group, LLC

This month our interview is with Andrew Reuter, Senior Knowledge Management Specialist, QED Group, LLC.

From the Board: ISPI’s Plans for the International Market

From the Board: ISPI’s Plans for the International Market

ISPI’s International Director discusses the Society’s plan to enter the international performance improvement and HPT markets.

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.

2011 Conference Update: The ONE Conference You Don’t Want to Miss!

2011 Conference Update: The ONE Conference You Don’t Want to Miss!

ISPI EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) invites you to join us in Skopje, Macedonia for our 9th conference, Transforming Performance Challenges into Opportunities in an Environment of Continuous Change on September 22-24, 2011!

Invitation to Participate in Research Study: Factors Affecting expertise in HPT

Invitation to Participate in Research Study: Factors Affecting expertise in HPT

I would like to invite you to participate in an online questionnaire of revealing the expertise in Human Performance Technology (HPT) and the factors affecting this expertise.

Invitation to Participate in Research Study: Six Sigma and Systems Thinking

Invitation to Participate in Research Study: Six Sigma and Systems Thinking

I am conducting a survey on Six Sigma and Systems Thinking, an integrated approach to quality improvement for my dissertation.

SkillCast: Designing Effective Multi-Generational Learning Experiences

SkillCast: Designing Effective Multi-Generational Learning Experiences

This session focuses on those critical instructional design considerations that must be addressed when designing and developing programs for the four generations that now work and learn together.

Earn Your Professional Certificate in Performance Improvement Management

Earn Your Professional Certificate in Performance Improvement Management

Ithaca College offers professional certificate programs designed to meet the professional development needs and the increasing workplace demands of organizational leaders and managers.

Call for Papers: Submit Your Manuscript to <em>Performance Improvement Quarterly</em>

Call for Papers: Submit Your Manuscript to Performance Improvement Quarterly

You are invited to submit your paper for possible inclusion in a future issue of Performance Improvement Quarterly.