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Two Candidates Nominated for ISPI President-Elect

Two Candidates Nominated for ISPI President-Elect

The Nominations Committee has put forth two candidates for President-Elect. Both candidates had been vetted for the 2015 election process but, because of a change in the bylaws, the President-Elect election was postponed until 2016.

The Performance Improvement Journal: November/December Issue

The Performance Improvement Journal: November/December Issue

Welcome to the November/December issue of the Performance Improvement journal (PIJ). In this issue you will find learning materials, tools, models, visuals, tips, tricks, and reviews that will keep you striving for excellence. These handcrafted articles developed by thinkers and doers in the community are edited by Dr. James Pershing.

Performance Improvement Quarterly: 28.3 Issue

Performance Improvement Quarterly: 28.3 Issue

We hope you are enjoying electronic access to the Performance Improvement Quarterly (PIQ) edited by Ingrid Guerra-López, PhD. PIQ is only available online through ISPI.

Don Triner Candidate for ISPI President-Elect–Statement to Membership

Don Triner Candidate for ISPI President-Elect–Statement to Membership

As lifetime member and CPT, I am dedicated to the long-term success of ISPI through relevant research, value to members, and sound fiscal policy and execution. What follows is a list of what I feel the Society has to accomplish and how I think we could get there under my leadership.

Scott Casad: Candidate for ISPI President-Elect–Statement to Membership

Scott Casad: Candidate for ISPI President-Elect–Statement to Membership

Our priority is the professional growth of our members. This includes mentoring emerging professionals, certifying mid-career practitioners, learning from seasoned consultants, and engaging our retired champions.

A Time for Thanks and Thanksgiving

A Time for Thanks and Thanksgiving

It may not be hard to believe that that holiday season has arrived…a quick trip to the grocery store serves as a quick reminder that Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner as one attempts to navigate through entire grocery aisles devoted to holiday foods and goods.

Improving Performance with the Elf on the Shelf®

Improving Performance with the Elf on the Shelf®

When I think about human performance technology, I always think about the Elf on the Shelf®. With Christmas upon us, many of us use the “Santa is watching” technique to motivate our children. The folks at Elf on the Shelf® have taken that up a notch.

Data-Driven Research in Operational Organizations

Data-Driven Research in Operational Organizations

As professionals in human performance technology (HPT), we are committed to results that help attain our organization’s goals. Data are needed to determine the extent to which this occurs. More than ever before, organizations are data driven.

The <i>Performance Improvement</i> Journal: October Issue

The Performance Improvement Journal: October Issue

Welcome to the October issue of the Performance Improvement journal (PIJ). In this issue you will find learning materials, tools, models, visuals, tips, tricks, and reviews that will keep you striving for excellence. These handcrafted articles developed by thinkers and doers in the community are edited by Dr. James Pershing.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Performance Improvement Journal Special Issue: Current theories and models that help support and guide human performance technology and performance improvement

CALL FOR PAPERS: Performance Improvement Journal Special Issue: Current theories and models that help support and guide human performance technology and performance improvement

I invite you to submit a paper to a special issue of Performance Improvement journal (PIJ), published by the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) in partnership with John Wiley & Sons. Dedicated to performance improvement practitioners and scholar-practitioners, the journal publishes articles on important developments and trends in workplace improvement; integrative reviews and viewpoints including research articles; and evidence-based practices, models, and techniques, covering all phases of the human performance improvement process.

<em>Performance Improvement Quarterly</em> Seeks Editor

Performance Improvement Quarterly Seeks Editor

The International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) is looking for a new editor to serve a three-year term for our acclaimed journal, Performance Improvement Quarterly (PIQ). PIQ is a highly respected journal in the field of human performance technology (HPT) and human resources, entering its 29th year of publication.

ISPI Announces: Principles and Practices of Performance Improvement Institute

ISPI Announces: Principles and Practices of Performance Improvement Institute

November 16-18, 2015 Facilitated by: Roger Addison, CPT, EdD Hosted by: World Learning, 1015 15th St., NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20005 Registration: ISPI member rate: $1,299 (Log in to your ISPI account for this rate) and Non-member rate: $1,499 – Register  | Join ISPI for the member rate. Add value and make a difference in the business of your organization. […]

A New Book By Glenn Hughes

A New Book By Glenn Hughes

The SMART goal framework is documented in more than 400 books, taught in countless workshops, and used by organizations around the world. It is popular, but it does not appear to be working. Half of American employees are unclear about what they are supposed to do at work, while 78% of employees are dissatisfied with the performance review process.

Wiley Holiday Book Sale

Wiley Holiday Book Sale

As an ISPI member, you can participate in our Wiley Holiday Book Sale. Between now and December 31, 2015, save 50% off all print books you order directly through Wiley.

Four Levels of Evaluation Programs: Receive a 20% Discount

Four Levels of Evaluation Programs: Receive a 20% Discount

The Kirkpatrick Model comprises the foremost evaluation methodology in the world. In these courses you will learn directly from the Kirkpatricks the true and correct model and how to apply it to maximize the business results from your training initiatives. Of urgent importance to ISPI members is the emphasis of aligning and leveraging performance (Level 3) and mission accomplishment (Level 4).

The <em>Performance Improvement</em> Journal: September Issue

The Performance Improvement Journal: September Issue

Welcome to the September issue of the Performance Improvement journal (PIJ). In this issue you will find learning materials, tools, models, visuals, tips, tricks, and reviews that will keep you striving for excellence. These handcrafted articles developed by thinkers and doers in the community are edited by Dr. James Pershing. This issue includes articles focusing on Gilbert’s behavior engineering model, sustainable employee engagement, human process improvement, and motivation.

ISPI Board of Director Positions Open

ISPI Board of Director Positions Open

ISPI has openings for two Board positions. Members who are interested should express their interest by October 15, 2015. In accordance with the ISPI Bylaws, we will be filling two positions.

<em>Performance Improvement Quarterly</em> Seeks Editor

Performance Improvement Quarterly Seeks Editor

The International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) is looking for a new editor to serve a three-year term for our acclaimed journal, Performance Improvement Quarterly (PIQ). PIQ is a highly respected journal in the field of human performance technology (HPT) and human resources, entering its 29th year of publication.

ISPI Announces: Principles and Practices of Performance Improvement Institute

ISPI Announces: Principles and Practices of Performance Improvement Institute

November 16-18, 2015 Facilitated by: Roger Addison, CPT, EdD Hosted by: World Learning, 1015 15th St., NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20005 Registration: ISPI member rate: $1,299 (Log in to your ISPI account for this rate) and Non-member rate: $1,499 – Register  | Join ISPI for the member rate. Add value and make a difference in the business of your organization. […]

Emerging Professionals: Do You Aspire to Affect the World? ISPI Needs You

Emerging Professionals: Do You Aspire to Affect the World? ISPI Needs You

Ellie and John are new to ISPI and to the performance improvement community. Although it is overwhelming, they are also quite excited to be a part of the world’s leading professional association dedicated to performance improvement!