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Most wildland firefighting organizations are seeking to evolve into highly reliable organizations. They routinely operate in challenging, dangerous environments and yet manage to maintain exemplary safety records. CAL FIRE’s busy fleet of over 50 aircraft is considered the premier firefighting aviation program in the world.
Once upon a time, there lived six nearsighted performance improvement technologists in the Performance Improvement Village. One day the villagers told them, “Hey, there is an elephant in the room.” The technologists had no idea what an elephant was, so they decided to do a little analysis.
The International Society for Performance Improvement is offering two amazing workshops this year, the Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) and Principles & Practices t Atlanta, Georgia and Chicago, Illinois! As you know, our members have a lot to offer to the field of performance improvement. This is your opportunity to enhance your knowledge and enjoy two and three days of learning and networking with some of the best and brightest in our profession.
This article will provide a short overview of the One Society initiative, giving you a brief history, the current state, and the desired future state that ISPI leadership at all levels is working toward. This is a call to action for all chapter members of the Society to engage in One Society and enable ISPI to build a robust, global community of practice among members at all levels.
On April 25, 2013, the ninth China Enterprise Training & Development Annual Conference had its grand opening in Wuxi City of Southeast China. From April 25 to 27, more than 1,500 professionals attended the conference, over 100 industry leaders presented, and approximately 50 sponsors and vendors participated in the exhibition.
One of the most frequently asked questions following a public offering of an ISPI program is, can ISPI come to my organization and teach this course? The answer is yes! An ISPI in-house program allows for a rich learning environment sculpted to the work individuals within your organization are currently engaged. The benefits of an in-house program are tremendous.
ISPI is the only association dedicated to enhancing human performance and the performance of organizations by strengthening the value of professionals, such as performance technologists, training directors, human resource managers, instructional designers, organizational development consultants, and other dedicated professionals.
Welcome to the double-month issue, May/June of the Performance Improvement journal. This issue is packed with ground-shaking articles from Jacques Ascher and his Training Transfer, along with a journey from Frank Fu, Hong Yi, and Nanji Zhai into the Training to Improve New Product Sales Performance that will keep the pages turning. Jim Hill lets us in on insight into the Cloud, and Mariano Bernardez and Roger Kaufman bring us into turning Social Capital into Social Performance.