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College of Education, Dr. James Moseley, Associate Professor of Instructional Technology recceives ISPI Outstanding Human Performance Award

April 2, 2013

ISPI Announces Outstanding Human Performance Communication Winners


ISPI’s Outstanding Human Performance Communication award recognizes an outstanding article, book,
curriculum, course, or workshop that enables individuals or organizations to achieve excellence in human
perf ormance technology. This year, ISPI is pleased to present the Outstanding Human Performance
Communication award to Darlene M. Van Tiem, CPT, PhD, CPLP, University of Michigan-Dearborn; James L.
Moseley, CPT, EdD, LPC, CHES, Wayne State University; and the late Joan C. Dessinger, CPT, EdD, The Lake
Group, f or their work on the Fundamentals of Performance Improvement: Optimizing Results Through People,
Process, and Organizations, 3rd edition. The winners will be honored during the Awards Luncheon at The
Performance Improvement Conf erence, Monday, April 15, 2013.


The Fundamentals of Performance Improvement: Optimizing Results Through People, Process, and
Organizations, 3rd edition, is more than a cosmetic update of the comprehensive how-to book that has
guided perf ormance improvement specialists, business leaders, and students f or the past 12 years. It
includes substantial changes that ref lect the growth of the f ield of perf ormance improvement and the
movement toward evidence-based practice. Darlene Van Tiem, James Moseley, and the late Joan Dessinger
successf ully combine theory, practice, science, and art to provide novices and experts alike with a thorough
understanding of the f ield of perf ormance improvement. The book contains more than 150 f igures, tables,
and perf ormance support tools that illustrate major theories and walk readers through myriad perf ormance
interventions that should be part of any perf ormance consultant’s tool chest. The book has been endorsed
by many leaders in the f ield, including Cedric T. Coco, CPT, Lowe’s Companies; Diana Whitney, PhD,
Corporation f or Positive Change; James A. Pershing, CPT, PhD, prof essor emeritus, Indiana University; and
Daljit Singh, Baker & McKenzie.


This comprehensive ref erence has something to of f er every type of reader, including students, novice
practitioners, and experts in need of a ref resher course on any aspect of the f ield. Fundamentals of
Performance Improvement: Optimizing Results Through People, Process, and Organizations, 3rd edition, is
published by Pf eif f er/Wiley/ISPI.