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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.

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.

<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.

Invitation to Participate in a Study:  The State of HPT Practice in the Small and Medium Size Business Sector

Invitation to Participate in a Study: The State of HPT Practice in the Small and Medium Size Business Sector

I am working on a doctoral dissertation entitled, “The State of Human Performance Technology (HPT) Practice in the Small and Medium Size Business (SMB) Sector: An Exploratory Study.”

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

The Performance Improvement Journal: August Issue

Welcome to the August 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 individual and organizational development and growth, the use of the HPT model, and motivation.

<i>Performance Improvement Quarterly:</i> 28.2

Performance Improvement Quarterly: 28.2

We hope you are finding the value in having unlimited electronic access to every published issue of the Performance Improvement Quarterly (PIQ). The current 28.2 issue of PIQ is guest edited by William L. Solomonson, CPT, PhD, is available online through ISPI to ISPI members.

The <i>Performance Improvement<i> Journal: July Issue

The Performance Improvement Journal: July Issue

Welcome to the July 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.

Marketing CPT: An Indirect, Macro-level Approach

Marketing CPT: An Indirect, Macro-level Approach

Marketing the Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) program is necessary for sustaining the ISPI CPT program, and CPT practitioners need to do their part. At the micro-level, CPT practitioners market the program by displaying the CPT credentials after their name, informally discussing the program with clients, and promoting CPT within their own organizations.

ISPI’s YouTube: Carol Haig, CPT

ISPI’s YouTube: Carol Haig, CPT

If you only use YouTube for looking up cute cat videos or commercials from the Super Bowl, then you have not been using it to its full potential! ISPI has been working to beef up our presence on YouTube and build a valuable open resource.

Special Issue of Performance Improvement Journal: April Issue, Part 1

Special Issue of Performance Improvement Journal: April Issue, Part 1

In this special issue of the Performance Improvement journal–April 2015, 54(4)–guest edited by Atena Bishka, we are focusing on motivation. In this issue you will find different articles addressing different perspectives of motivation and its role in human performance technology (HPT).

ISPI’s YouTube: Darlene Van Tiem, CPT, PhD

ISPI’s YouTube: Darlene Van Tiem, CPT, PhD

If you only use YouTube for looking up cute cat videos or commercials from the Super Bowl, then you have not been using it to its full potential! ISPI has been working to beef up our presence on YouTube and build a valuable open resource.

<i>Performance Improvement</i> Journal: March Issue

Performance Improvement Journal: March Issue

In the most recent issue of the Performance Improvement journal–March, 54(3)–you will find an issue loaded with nourishing food for thought, picked from the tree of self-reflection, that will help us discover which direction we can further grow to reach our goals; performance improvement told in a continually changing story; scenario-based learning; a closer look at change management and the confusion that accompanies it; and a new introduction to an article from the past on research and theory to practice and the original article published in April 2000.

Attend the P&P Institute and the CPT Workshop at THE Performance Improvement Conference

Attend the P&P Institute and the CPT Workshop at THE Performance Improvement Conference

The workplace, how we communicate with one another, and what we know about learning are changing and evolving all the time. Performance improvement professionals are known for their commitment to staying abreast of all the latest developments. Take advantage of ISPI’s upcoming Principles and Practices Institute and the CPT Certification Workshop at THE Performance Improvement Conference 2015.

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.

Calling All ISPI Members! Mentor and Mentee Opportunities at THE Performance Improvement Conference

Calling All ISPI Members! Mentor and Mentee Opportunities at THE Performance Improvement Conference

The theme of this year’s conference is “Bridging Our Past & Future.” What could be a better way to bridge our past and our future than by embarking on a rewarding professional mentoring journey?