You are invited to submit your paper for possible inclusion in a future issue of Performance Improvement Quarterly (PIQ), published four times a year by the International Society for Performance Improvement. PIQ is a peer-reviewed journal. The goal of PIQ is to stimulate professional discussion and advance the interdisciplinary field of human performance technology (HPT) through the publication of scholarly works.

PIQ emphasizes original work from the following communities of research and practice:

  • Process improvement
  • Organizational design and alignment
  • Analysis
  • Evaluation
  • Measurement
  • Performance management
  • Instructional systems
  • Management of organizational performance
  • Literature reviews
  • Experimental studies
  • Survey research
  • Case studies

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the PIQ editor, Rich Pearlstein(, or John Chen, publications manager ( If you are interested in contributing a journal article, please submit it through our online submission website,

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. All submissions are subject to editor and peer-review.