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This podcast episode describes the importance of teaching supervisees effective strategies for organization and time management. These strategies are described as critical stress management strategies as well as strategies for overall success in the workplace. Skills such as planning and running effective meetings, managing email/text/voicemail communications, schedule planning, and file management are all explored.
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.
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.
It’s not the size of the reinforcer that matters. It’s the precision with which it’s programmed that’s more relevant, the contingency of it. Saul Axelrod, PhD
by Adam Hockman
BCBAs have an increasingly visible presence in public schools. While most work with special education populations, many still make their way into general education classrooms (inclusion, conducting FBAs). With improved funding for and awareness of behavior analytic services, each classroom becomes an avenue for impact.
The following article appeared recently in the New York Times. It describes how police in Mumbai, India, undertook an experiment to control the excessive blowing of car horns by drivers caught in what must be nightmarish traffic in that largest of Indian cities.
Topical and systemic interventions can work side by side, and often together, with the same client in order to produce great outcomes. T. V. Joe Layng, PhD
Operant Innovations 010 | Stepping out of the Box: Bringing Growth Mindset into Behavior Analysis | Evelyn Kendall
Evelyn Kendall will introduce the Growth Mindset. Where it is used and how behavior analysts can benefit by stepping out of their comfort zones.
This month on Operant Innovations - Thought Leaders, we are back with Dr. Darnell Lattal as she answers tells us about her history with familial ties to the military after WW2 and the human rights movements and how that drove her to the field of behavior analysis. Ultimately, becoming one of the first women in the field of Organizational Behavior Manage
Join Operant Innovations as we speak to Rowan University and not only do we have faculty joining us, but also two students. Learn how Rowan University is unique in the classes, research, and practicum opportunities allowing their students to individualize their experience through their masters and Ph.D. programming.
This month on Operant Innovations - Thought Leaders, we are sitting down and speaking with Dr. Scott Geller about his history shaped him into the humanistic behavioral scientist he is today and how his eclectic education lead him from the experimental analysis of behavior, to behavior-based safety, and into humanistic behaviorism.
“Reinforcement is probably the most important concept to understand if we’re going to understand how to change someone’s behavior.” Meagan Gregory, PhD, BCBA Abstract
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.