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Leadership Insights from the Pan Am Games

Leadership Insights from the Pan Am Games

Performance…it seems these days this word tends to be on most people’s minds–whether in business, politics, or, yes, even sports. Performance is one of those terms that has become generic in our culture. In most organizations, performance usually falls somewhere in the area of performance management systems, operational efficiencies, and productivity.

<i>Performance Improvement Journal</i>–October Issue

Performance Improvement Journal–October Issue

Welcome to the October issue of the Performance Improvement journal (PIJ). This issue of the journal is the final issue co-edited by Darlene Van Tiem and James Moseley, and it reflects upon the seeds of ideas that will result in future talent and plentiful growth. This issue offers thoughts of nourishment in the form of knowledge-building articles written by William Roth, Donald Dinero, Balkrishna Narkhede, Rakesh Raut, Bhushan Patil, Subhash Mahajan, and Alan Clardy. Find a comfortable spot to get cozy in and start watering these seeds of knowledge; let them flourish into fruitful ideas that will keep going and further develop your own process of thinking.

Knowledge Worker: Two Keys to Improving Productivity Through Training

Knowledge Worker: Two Keys to Improving Productivity Through Training

I was working on a project for a client when I was asked to take a look at one of the inquiry handling units. It was the correspondence unit, charged with replying to written inquiries. I was asked to take a look to see if there were any obvious ways of making it more efficient. The cost of handling written inquiries was many times the cost of handling a telephone inquiry, and the division director wanted to see if anything could be done to reduce those costs.

TrendSpotters: </br>Everyday Civility© and Performance

TrendSpotters:
Everyday Civility© and Performance

Mitchell Kusy and Elizabeth Holloway address increasing civility in organizations.

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.