This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




Text Version   RSS   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit July 29, 2014

Home   Membership   Chapters   Education   Calendar   Resource Center   Certification    



 

8 ways to handle summer productivity problems
American Express OPEN Forum
Does productivity at your small business drop off during the summer months? If your business is like many other small businesses out there, you need your team to keep up a "business-as-usual" pace all summer long. These eight tips can help.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE  
Looking for similar articles? Search here, keyword MOTIVATION


Balancing learning systems vs. informal training
TLNT
Many organizations have sophisticated training departments with complex Learning Management Systems. But does this matter as much as it used to? Are millennials' habits of turning to the Internet, often YouTube, to find out how to do something beginning to impact corporate training?
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Make way for the freelancers: Human capital is about to be transformed
Work Market
Work Market has released a new white paper, A Snapshot of the Onsite Freelance & Contractor Workforce, detailing how companies can build and leverage their own on-demand staff as part of a comprehensive human capital management study.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Leading virtual teams: An investigation of leadership and structural supports
I/O at Work
Due to increasingly sophisticated technologies, organizational globalization and flexible work structures, virtual teams are steadily growing in popularity. Researchers behind a new study on leading virtual teams wanted to understand how leadership and structural factors lead to better performance as virtuality increases.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Say 'no' to interruptions and 'yes' to better work
Human Factors
Modern office workers are expected to multitask regularly, often juggling multiple projects and priorities over the course of a day. Studies have shown that the typical employee in an office environment is interrupted up to six times per hour, but how does that impact the finished product? New research published in Human Factors evaluates how ongoing interruptions can negatively affect the quality of work.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Signs of things to come
The Economist
Looking back, it is clear that American productivity growth has been pretty disappointing over the past 40 years, with the exception of an IT boomlet lasting from about 1996 to 2004. But past performance need not imply continued disappointment in future.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    How music affects your productivity (Fast Company)
Why people work more than they must, choosing stress (Big Think)
What networking isn't (Business Management Daily)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.


 

ISPI Performance Digest
Colby Horton, Executive Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Valerie Hunt, Senior Content Editor, 469.420.2690   
Contribute news

Disclaimer: The articles that appear in Performance Digest are chosen from a variety of sources to reflect media coverage regarding human and organizational performance improvement. An article's inclusion in Performance Digest does not imply that the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) endorses, supports, or verifies its contents or expressed opinions. Factual errors are the responsibility of the listed publication.

This edition of the ISPI Performance Digest was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here.
Recent issues
July 22, 2014
July 15, 2014
July 8, 2014
July 1, 2014



7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063