Tuesday, 21 July 2020
Practicing Behavior Analysis on the Streets of Mumbai, India Blogger: Andy Lattal, Ph.D. 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.
Tuesday, 23 June 2020
3 Steps to protect your team during pandemics Lessons from Lean Hospitals and OBM Guest Blogger: Michael McCarthy, author of Sustain Your Gains: The People Side of Lean-Six Sigma When pandemics strike, they spread quickly, as in the current COVID-19 crisis. Our goal is to respond quickly. Just as highway departments have Rapid Response
Wednesday, 27 May 2020
Guest Blogger: Michael McCarthy, author of Sustain Your Gains: The People Side of Lean-Six Sigma Today I saw a post on LinkedIn about a team rising to meet a challenge. During this Covid-19 crisis, Italian hospitals have a shortage of respirators. A doctor “came out with an idea but didn’t know how to make it:
Friday, 27 March 2020
For individuals seeking a career in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), there are many options for coursework, both on-campus and online. Because certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board® (BACB®) is the most recognized and popular credential for professional behavior analysts, many students seek to meet the BACB coursework and supervised experience requirements and to pass the certification exam (hopefully the first time!).
Friday, 06 September 2019
What does it mean to be a boss? When you hear the word “boss” do you picture your favorite boss or perhaps one you were not particularly fond of? Or do you picture some other dramatic version of a boss?
Thursday, 11 July 2019
How do I get into Organizational Behavior Management (OBM)? This is a common question of behavior analysts when first introduced to the application of behavioral science in the workplace.
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Dr. Darnell Lattal will be the 2019 recipient of the Organizational Behavior Management Network’s Lifetime Achievement Award this May.
Friday, 15 February 2019
Research on feedback shows that intentional and consistent feedback greatly improves staff expertise, productivity, and outcomes. But, knowing that feedback is important and delivering it effectively are two different things.
Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Recent research has demonstrated improved customer service doesn’t necessarily lead to better tipping. What are top-ranked restaurants doing about it?
Thursday, 10 August 2017
By describing our expectations objectively, and selecting meaningful indicators, we can make informed decisions about how to improve BOTH health and productivity in the workplace.