Posts Tagged performance

Peregrine Helps Bay Area Training Professionals Learn Concepts and Principles of Gamification

“The least exciting element of any game is the points, badges or leaderboards. People don’t play a game just for points, they play for mastery, to overcome challenges and to socialize with others. The most effective gamification efforts include more than points and badges — they contain elements of story, challenge and continual feedback as well as a high level of interactivity.” —Karl Kapp

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Posted in: Advice, Consulting, Creativity, Design, Development, eLearning, Facilitation, Games, Gamification, Performance Support, Project Management, Rapid Instructional Design

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Great Turn-out, Valuable Insights at ATD Job-Aids Workshop

SANTA ROSA, CA – We had a fantastic turnout last night at the Golden Gate (North Bay) ATD meeting. Peregrine Performance Group facilitated the meeting. Our focus was How to Recognize and Create Damn Good Job Aids. We discussed the characteristics of a “damn good” job aid, some differences between “good” and “bad” (exemplary and sub-par) job […]

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Posted in: Advice, Analysis, Consulting, Development, Job Aids, Learning Organizations, Performance, Performance Support, Tools, Training

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Five Creative Ways to Implement An Idea

“Whether simply proposing a new idea or preparing to implement one, you must expect to encounter obstacles. This is especially true for radical ideas. New ideas are often met with resistance. Don’t be surprised by this. Call on your inner warrior to help you prepare for a world with its defenses up.”

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Posted in: Consulting, Creativity, Design, Implementation, Innovation, Manager Tips, Performance, Tools, Training

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“If you pit a good performer against a bad system, the system will win almost every time” – Rummler and Brache

“In order for your organization to get the performance it needs from its employees it must provide information (i.e., clear expectations and feedback) and resources (i.e., the materials, tools, and time needed to do the job, plus clearly defined processes and procedures).”

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Posted in: Analysis, Consulting, Performance, Tools, Training

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Does Telecommuting Increase Performance?

The pros and cons of telecommuting have probably been debated ever since the word “telecommute” was introduced in Webster’s dictionary about 38 years ago (Hartford Business.com). But a new, scientifically relevant study by Stanford researchers and one of China’s largest travel-agents has shed some light on the performance, productivity, and financial impacts telecommuting can have […]

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Posted in: Performance, Research

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