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Archive for September, 2011

How to Improve Working Capital Management

How to Improve Working Capital Management

Working capital management refers to the management of current or short-term assets and short-term liabilities.

JetBlue Airways Receives ISPI’s First Accreditation

JetBlue Airways Receives ISPI’s First Accreditation

The International Society for Performance Improvement announced the successful accreditation of JetBlue Airways’ AME Certification Program at a presentation on August 15 in New York City

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.

Geary Rummler Award for the Advancement of Performance Improvement

Geary Rummler Award for the Advancement of Performance Improvement

This award was established in honor of Geary Rummler and is awarded to individuals and/or organizations who have demonstrated and reflect the work and life of Geary.

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.

Webinar: Bringing Performance Improvement Techniques </br>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.

ISPI Skillcast: How to Get Reliable Data from Groups

ISPI Skillcast: How to Get Reliable Data from Groups

This session is for you if you solicit input from groups and you want to increase the odds that the ideas generated are universally accepted and the group considered the broader implications.

ISPI Europe Conference: Transforming Performance Challenges into Opportunities in an Environment of Continuous Change

ISPI Europe Conference: Transforming Performance Challenges into Opportunities in an Environment of Continuous Change

ISPI EMEA conferences provide a genuine incentive for in-person attendance, which is greater than their appealingly intimate size and truly international nature.

Saudi Aramco Joins as ISPI’s Newest Organizational Member

Saudi Aramco Joins as ISPI’s Newest Organizational Member

Owned by the Saudi Arabian government, Saudi Aramco is a fully integrated, global petroleum enterprise, and a world leader in exploration and producing, refining, distribution, shipping, and marketing.

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.

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.

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.

Tales from the Field: Evaluating a Program That Helps Professors Teach

Tales from the Field: Evaluating a Program That Helps Professors Teach

Boise State University’s Center for Teaching and Learning asked for an evaluation of the BSTS program to determine if the goals of the program had been realized and if there were any opportunities for improvement.

TrendSpotters: Qube Learning Platform

TrendSpotters: Qube Learning Platform

Andy and his team have been using human performance technology (HPT) to develop workshops and games for improving sales performance in organizations for many years.

Are You a Giver or a Taker?

Are You a Giver or a Taker?

Joe Scott believes that life would be a lot easier if people recognized there are really only three kinds of people in the world.

From the Board: Driving Performance Excellence

From the Board: Driving Performance Excellence

Accessible to all members, the awards are designed to highlight people, chapters, organizations, products, and innovations representing excellence within the performance improvement field.

Five Tips to Working with the Office Drama Diva

Five Tips to Working with the Office Drama Diva

We’ve all seen her. The world revolves around her. She’s never wrong. Mistakes are personal affronts. And if you invade her space, you’ll get to see a Hollywood-worthy melodrama.

Organizational Spotlight: DAI

Organizational Spotlight: DAI

This month our interview is with Daniel Shaul and Steve O’Connor of the DAI. DAI has built a diverse body of work comparable in scope and impact with any development firm in the world.