Performance Management (PM) is a systematic, data-oriented approach to managing people by providing positive recognition and reinforcement for individual and group performance.
Since 1982, Performance Management Magazine, published by Aubrey Daniels International, has highlighted the successes of companies that use PM, explained the latest academic research in the field of behavior management, and linked its readers to valid sources targeting the goal of performance improvement. This e-Zine is dedicated to examining, discussing and sharing the numerous and varied applications of PM technology with its readers.
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In the Spotlight

Leadership Behaviors: #1 Focused Listening

Being smarter than everyone else doesn’t matter much if you’re the only one who understands and cares. You must manage your own behavior if you intend to lead others. And it starts with active listening.

Leadership Behaviors: An Introduction

This is an introduction to a seven-part series dedicated to effective leadership behaviors. Dr. Aubrey C. Daniels and James E. Daniels, co-authors of Measure of a Leader, explore seven behaviors and offer insight into how to develop these behaviors.

Slowing Down for Rapid Change at iD Tech

The VP of operations for the world's largest STEM camp needed a systematic method for managing performance at all levels from the highest ranks on her team to the summer staff out at each of their 100+ locations.

Why Keep an Ethics Log?

We owe it to ourselves to record our struggles and efforts to do the right thing. The decisions we make, especially the difficult ones, are an important part of who we are.

Management Practices Gone Wrong

Efficient and effective performance is not something that only lucky leaders can achieve. It is obtainable by every-one who knows and applies the laws of behavior in an effective way.

6 Steps to Shape Performance

Whether or not they are aware of it, achievers are employing one of the most powerful tools from behavioral science; they are shaping their own behavior by breaking down the desirable goal into achievable steps that they can then tackle systematically. How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.

Standing Up for Ethics at Work

Are the ethically challenged different, or are all of us capable of making self-serving decisions that result in unintended consequences?

8 Tips for Building External Reinforcement Into Your Computer-Based Training Programs

With the exponential advancements in science and technology, there is no better time to seek out new ways to maximize the impact of training. Computer-based training can offer the perfect blend of behavioral science and computer technology, teaching new skills in a timely and effective manner.

Bullying: Unhealthy for Humankind

One of our greatest needs as a culture is learning to deal with bully behavior. The challenge facing behavior analysts is to alert the larger community to the solutions that behavioral science offers. The work that behavior analysts are doing in school systems offers, in microcosm, methods to reduce the use of and acceleration of bullying.

7 Steps for Avoiding Initiative Gridlock

What looks good on paper doesn’t always translate to real life. All too often annual strategic planning processes at the corporate and department level establish objectives without adequately considering the time, effort, and focus required to implement them.