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Focus On: Performance Improvement

  • 30 Jul 2020 1:20 PM
    Reply # 9135413 on 9133280
    Roger Buskill wrote:

    I am glad he is a proponent of Robert Mager. You can buy his six=pack of books on Amazon fairly cheap. The books are Analyzing Performance, Preparing Instructional Objectives, Measuring Instructional Results, How to Turn Learners On..Without Turning them Off, Goal Anaylsis and Making Instruction Work. If you are just getting started in training and development, I highly recommend these books. They will give you a solid foundation of how best to go from needs assessment to evaluation of the finished product.

    A terrific source of Bob Mager's materials is magerconsortium.com. There was a time when one could only obtain Mager & Pipe's Criterion-Referenced Instruction course, Instructional Module Development course, etc., from the Center for Effective Performance, and only if you were certified as by them as a trainer. (I was.) It was very expensive. When CEP closed, The Mager Consortium made a deal with Bob to continue offering the materials. The materials are still pricey, but far less than they were.

    I recently reviewed at least a dozen books on training design and development. At least half of the authors thanked Bob for giving them their starts in their training careers. I recognized that most of their training design and development processes were based on Bob's CRI/IMD models. Nothing wrong with that! If you're going to develop your own version, you may as well start with the best!

  • 30 Jul 2020 8:35 AM
    Reply # 9134901 on 9132600
    Bill Brantley

    My favorite performance management tool is feed-forward: https://faculty.medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/resources/feedforward.pdf

  • 30 Jul 2020 8:32 AM
    Reply # 9134898 on 9132600
    Bill Brantley

    Great presentation! I was introduced to HPT a few years ago and found it invaluable for training and development because the six box model tells me when to use training interventions and when to use organizational development interventions. HPT is an excellent way to keep your training department from turning into the "laundry" where managers drop off their "broken" employees to be fixed.

  • 29 Jul 2020 2:28 PM
    Reply # 9133280 on 9132600

    I have used many plans for solving training issues, however his six-block example was most useful. I like the way he humorously gave the negative example, however I have seen this in the past.

    I also was impressed with his historical knowledge of the profession, him having know personally some of the giants of the industry. I am glad he is a proponent of Robert Mager. You can buy his six=pack of books on Amazon fairly cheap. The books are Analyzing Performance, Preparing Instructional Objectives, Measuring Instructional Results, How to Turn Learners On..Without Turning them Off, Goal Anaylsis and Making Instruction Work. If you are just getting started in training and development, I highly recommend these books. They will give you a solid foundation of how best to go from needs assessment to evaluation of the finished product.

  • 29 Jul 2020 8:38 AM
    Message # 9132600
    Katie Ryan Fotiadis (Administrator)

    So many tools to use!!!  I am thankful for last night's program on Performance Improvement, with Jon Foley.  Jon gave us many tools and formulas to use with analyzing performance needs and with so much more to chat about, we didn't want the party to end! 

    More questions are posted below, but feel free to post some of your own.  Let's put our minds together and share our thoughts, resources, and support to help one another & nurture alignment with ATD's Impacting Organizational Capability: Performance Improvement


    After party/follow-up questions:

    • Which performance improvement tools did/do you find helpful?
    • For what type of programs/projects do you plan to implement these tools? Or have experience implementing?
    • What other performance improvement tools or or recommendations do you have?
    Last modified: 30 Jul 2020 8:44 AM | Katie Ryan Fotiadis (Administrator)
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