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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.

Beyond Crises: Why Stronger Institutions Are Still the Key to Sustainable Development

Beyond Crises: Why Stronger Institutions Are Still the Key to Sustainable Development

When the Ebola scare struck this summer, the New York Times ran a harrowing photo essay profiling the men and women at the front lines of this fight. Titled “Braving Ebola,” the series featured images of weary health workers, cleaners, and even gravediggers at a single treatment center in rural Liberia.

Contemplating the Future of Performance Improvement: A Herculean Endeavor?

Contemplating the Future of Performance Improvement: A Herculean Endeavor?

As we embark on our journey into the New Year, it seems appropriate to ponder the future of the field dedicated to performance improvement. Progress of the human civilization has hinged on us performing in some capacity or another.

Should HR Executives Care about Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility?

Should HR Executives Care about Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility?

If doing what is good for society were always profitable in the short or medium run, we would have had no finance sector collapse, no climate crisis, no pollution, and no sweatshops. But we have all those things–not because businesspeople are evil or stupid, but because none of us can personally take on the costs of social responsibility, while donating all the benefits to others. In a competitive economy, if being socially responsible costs a company more, it will be outperformed by less responsible competitors.

Call for Papers: <em>PIJ</em> Special Issue on Sustainable Performance

Call for Papers: PIJ Special Issue on Sustainable Performance

You are invited to submit a paper for possible inclusion in a special April 2013 issue of PI journal, Sustainable Performance: A New Agenda for Adding Value, which addresses the concept of sustainability and invites you to consider what sustainable performance means to you as an HPT professional.

Chapter Corner: </br>ISPI San Diego’s Story of Revitalization

Chapter Corner:
ISPI San Diego’s Story of Revitalization

ISPI San Diego has a history of innovation serving the performance improvement and learning community since 1979.

TrendSpotters:<br/>Triple Value Model

TrendSpotters:
Triple Value Model

Sustainability and resilience are closely related from a business perspective. Sustainability takes a long-term view, while resilience provides the real-time ability to cope with the unforeseen.