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Special Issue of the Performance Improvement Journal: May/June Issue, Part 2

Special Issue of the Performance Improvement Journal: May/June Issue, Part 2

This second part of the special issue of the Performance Improvement journal–May/June 2015, 54(5)–guest edited by Atena Bishka, focuses on motivation. In this issue you will find different articles addressing different perspectives of motivation and its role in human performance technology (HPT).

Improving Workplace Performance

Improving Workplace Performance

Too often we make things harder than they really are. Improving workplace performance should start with a clear definition of the problem in terms of the present and desired levels of performance. This performance gap should be supplemented by setting a reasonable goal that serves as a milestone, tracking our progress in closing the gap.

Third-Party Performance Appraisal; Three Stages

Third-Party Performance Appraisal; Three Stages

Many years ago when I and my mischievous associates were HR consultants to different companies, we engaged on the side in a number of unofficial information-gathering games (now perhaps called research). One of our favorites was to run a pool on which manager held the longest record for avoiding having to do performance evaluations.

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

Performance Improvement Journal: January Issue

Welcome to the January issue of the Performance Improvement journal (PIJ). This issue of the journal, edited by James Pershing, CPT, PhD, is the kickoff to a new year in performance improvement. And, we would like to take this opportunity to wish you a happy and productive 2014.