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Five Critical Behaviors for Safety Leaders
The phrase “leadership support” has become a cliché in discussing safety. We always hear about the importance of leadership support and “walking the talk.” The reason we hear so much about such support is because it is important. Yet it is too often poorly defined. Leadership support is often seen as just delivering a series of messages about the importance of safety.
Performance Management: OBM Series
Tuesday, 8 Dec 2020 by Vincent Bello
Performance Management (PM) is an approach to producing organizational results by improving the performance of employees throughout an organization. Performance involves all of the different behaviors that employees engage in. Behaviors that contribute to increases in sales, higher customer satisfaction, and higher quality products and services are the building blocks of business results. PM focuses on increasing these critical behaviors by systematically arranging the workplace to maximize productivity.
Mentor Leadership: Why Mentoring and Motivating Staff is Critical to Success
This course is a recorded webinar.
Intro to OBM: Interview with Kelly Therrien
Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019 by Kelly Therrien, MS, BCBA
In clinical organizations, most Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) work as program coordinators or clinical directors. Rather than working with clients “in-the-chair,” BCBAs supervise others doing the work. Developing programs and training staff might be old hat, but managing and engaging staff and families—long term—requires new skills.
A Critical Look at the Concept of Reinforcement
“Reinforcement is a verbal operant. Our challenge is to identify which verbal operant it is at any given time.” Hank Schlinger Jr, PhD, BCBA-D
Shame in American Culture: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly
Friday, 31 May 2019 by Guest Blogger
Shame is a complex experience with powerful and often deeply uncomfortable emotional effects. It is a relational event, arising from a person’s concern about public judgment or disapproval of behaviors that violate that person’s, or his/her culture’s, value system. This concern of public scrutiny can, and often does, lead to socially beneficial outcomes.
9 Things You Didn’t Know About Generalization
Tuesday, 19 Oct 2021 by Brenda J. Terzich-Garland, M.A., BCBA
Generalization is one of those areas in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) that is critical to the success of any child, student, and adult with autism or autism spectrum disorder. The concept of generalization is introduced in any college academic course when learning about how the scientific principles of behavior analysis apply to changes in human behavior.
5 Most Common Unethical Behavior in the Workplace
Saturday, 2 Jul 2016 by ABA Technologies
Have you ever seen unethical behavior? If you did, did you say something or wonder whether it was truly unethical? Nearly three-quarters of employees who responded to one survey reported that they had observed unethical or illegal behavior by coworkers in the past year (Gino et al., 2014). “People often start their misconduct with small transgressions and then slide down a slippery slope” (Gino et al., 2014).
Affecting Risky Driver Behavior
We as humans behave the way we do for one reason: to get what we need and want. This is quite a bold statement, I know, but it is pure science, the science of behavior. Although the focus of this article is driver behavior, what you will read can be applied to any behavior.
OBM Prerequisite Skills: OBM Series
Tuesday, 17 Nov 2020 by Vincent Bello
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The Tipping Scale: Customer Gratuity and Quality of Service
Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019 by Guest Blogger
Servers and wait staff deal with it all--heavy trays, plates with strangers’ food remains rude customers and neck-breathing management. A treasure trove of memes, Facebook posts, and popular articles chronicle the often grotesque conditions of serving strangers a meal and cleaning up after them. Many people (even some of our readers) likely waited tables in high school, college, or now as a career.
Keys to a Successful Behavior-Based Safety Process
This is an intermediate to advanced paper that assumes that you have a basic understanding of behavior-based safety (BBS), a process that involves employees in conducting safety observations within their organizations.
Building Accountability for Safety Leadership
Safety is about Leadership: Placing employee behavior at the frontline in establishing a culture of company safety.
Rethinking Generalization with the R.E.A.L. Model™
Regular Price: $399 | Special Price: $299 for a limited time. No coupon necessary.
Course Access: 12 months from date of purchase
Course Access: 12 months from date of purchase
Thought Leaders 012 | Dr. R. Wayne Fuqua | Part 2
Thought Leaders, we are back with Dr. R. Wayne Fuqua as he answers the questions "Where do you see the field going?" and/or "Where would he like to see the field go?"
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