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HPT Research Fit: Triangulation: A Technique to Reduce Bias and Improve Validity and Reliability

HPT Research Fit: Triangulation: A Technique to Reduce Bias and Improve Validity and Reliability

Rarely a researcher or consultant conducting research projects in organizations does not fret about limited time and resources. Unless appropriately managed, such hurdles can create troubles often leading to poor validity and reliability when conducting statistical analyses.

Educational Sessions Monday, April 27 through Wednesday, April 29

Educational Sessions Monday, April 27 through Wednesday, April 29

Our 75-minute presentations, grouped in 8 different tracks, have been, and are still the backbone of THE Performance Improvement Conference. This format gives the presenter time to fully explore a case study, a set of tools, or a methodology, and allows you time to apply and try out what you’ve learned.

Educational Sessions Monday, April 27 through Wednesday, April 29

Educational Sessions Monday, April 27 through Wednesday, April 29

Our 75-minute presentations, grouped in 8 different tracks, have been, and are still the backbone of THE Performance Improvement Conference. This format gives the presenter time to fully explore a case study, a set of tools, or a methodology, and allows you time to apply and try out what you’ve learned.

<em>“How many times do I have to tell you?”</em>

“How many times do I have to tell you?”

“How many times do I have to tell you?” Have you ever found yourself in your business or personal life saying something similar? Unfortunately, this is an all too common phrase, sometimes spoken or thought after someone fails to follow your instruction or direction.

SkillCast: The Next Wave in Process Analysis

SkillCast: The Next Wave in Process Analysis

This webinar will introduce some new ideas that radically simplify process analysis work. In essence, this talk will introduce a scope diagram–a way for a team to quickly define the types of problems one faces in a specific process situation. Having identified possible problems, we will then consider the nature of the solutions that might be appropriate for different types of problems.

Pow! Zoinks! Wow! Interactive Comics as E-learning

Pow! Zoinks! Wow! Interactive Comics as E-learning

Our client’s field engineers were applying for, and some were being promoted into, the role of contract representatives. The new role was a step up for the engineers. Once in that role, some had problems succeeding. These engineers were really good at the engineering competencies, but there was a gap when it came to the additional competencies they needed in their new role, mainly customer relations and business acumen.

Task Analysis–Life

Task Analysis–Life

As performance improvement professionals, we know how important it is to complete a thorough task analysis before prescribing a solution. Within the workplace, we have several of references and stakeholders to help us do this. What if we conducted a task analysis of living? What are our references and where would we start?

2013-2014 ISPI Research Priorities Stimulus Grants Call for Proposals

2013-2014 ISPI Research Priorities Stimulus Grants Call for Proposals

Performance improvement is both a field of inquiry and professional practice (Stolovitch & Keeps, 2006) that draws from a variety of disciplines and fields including economics, mathematics, management, operations research, programmed instruction, psychology, sociology, systems thinking and analysis (Brethower, 2008; Ferond, 2006; Rosenberg, Coscarelli, & Smith Hutchinson, 1999; Stolovitch & Keeps, 1999).

<em>Performance Improvement Journal:</em> February Issue

Performance Improvement Journal: February Issue

Welcome to the February issue of the Performance Improvement journal (PIJ). This issue of the journal, edited by James Pershing, CPT, PhD, is an introduction to the make-or-break month of New Year’s resolutions. He gives a nod to the Welsh, calling February the “little month.”

The Performance Village—<em>A Fable</em>

The Performance Village—A Fable

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.

Tales from the Field:<br/>Using the BEM for Performance Analysis at a Technology Company

Tales from the Field:
Using the BEM for Performance Analysis at a Technology Company

We discovered that the average sales agent stays in that role for less than two years, in part, because Company X actively promotes sales people to management.

Productivity Practices “SOS”: Solutions Or Sound Bites?

Productivity Practices “SOS”: Solutions Or Sound Bites?

“Productivity Practices” will challenge mindsets about quick-fixes versus evidence-based solutions that work in the real world.