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International Society for Performance Improvement Announces Awards of Excellence Recipients



    International Society for Performance Improvement Announces Awards of
                            Excellence Recipients

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2013

Awards to be Presented at International Conference in Reno

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Society
for Performance Improvement (ISPI) is pleased to announce the recipients of
the 2013 Awards of Excellence. For the past 50 years, the Awards of Excellence
has recognized outstanding achievements of individuals and organizations in
the field of performance improvement. Nominations undergo a rigorous
criterion-based, peer review process before being selected. Recipients will
receive their awards at THE Performance Improvement Conference Awards of
Excellence Luncheon on Monday, April 15, in Reno, NV.

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The Outstanding Human Performance Intervention award recognizes outstanding
results achieved by implementing Human Performance Technology in the
workplace. Recipients of this award represent seven award-winning
interventions:

  o Proofpoint Project Management and Reporting System, awarded to Proofpoint
    Systems (Los Altos, Calif.) and Department of Housing and Urban
    Development's Office of Field Policy and Management (Washington, D.C.)
  o Ventura HICAP Volunteer Development System, awarded to Ventura County
    Health Insurance Counseling and Health Advocacy Program (HICAP) (Ventura,
    Calif.)
  o U.S. Coast Guard Resident Instruction Standard Operating Procedures
    Revision, awarded to U.S. Coast Guard Training Center (Petaluma, Calif.),
    U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown (Yorktown, Va.), U.S. Coast
    Guard Maritime Law Enforcement Training Center (Charleston, S.C.), U.S.
    Coast Guard Force Readiness Command (Norfolk, Va.), and Lockheed Martin
    (Petaluma, Calif.)
  o U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma Emergency Medical Technician
    Course Revision, awarded to U.S. Coast Guard Training Center (Petaluma,
    Calif.), Harkcon, Inc. (Petaluma, Calif.), and Lockheed Martin (Petaluma,
    Calif.)
  o U.S. Coast Guard CPO Academy iPad EPSS, awarded to U.S. Coast Guard
    Leadership Development Center (New London, Conn.), U.S. Coast Guard Chief
    Petty Officer Academy (Petaluma, Calif), U.S. Coast Guard Training Center
    Petaluma Instructional Support Team (Petaluma, Calif), and Harkcon, Inc.
    (Petaluma, Calif.)
  o Reducing the Transfer Rate in the Provider Service Unit, awarded to
    Amerigroup (Virginia Beach, Va.)
  o Golden Eagle Project of China Merchants Bank, awarded to China Merchants
    Bank University (Shenzhen, China)

Nancy P. Askins, PhD, CMQ/OE, of Capella University received the Outstanding
Student Research Award for her dissertation "Core Values Implementation by
Mid-Level Managers of Faith-Based Healthcare System."

The Outstanding Human Performance Communication was awarded to Darlene M. Van
Tiem, PhD, CPT, CPLP, University of Michigan-Dearborn; James L. Moseley, EdD,
LPC, CHES, CPT, Wayne State University; and the late Joan C. Dessinger, EdD,
CPT, The Lake Group, for their work on the Fundamentals of Performance
Improvement: Optimizing Results Through People, Process, and Organizations,
3rd edition.

The Chapters of Excellence Award celebrates the outstanding accomplishments of
local ISPI chapters. This year's recipients are the Armed Forces Chapter,
Capella University Virtual Chapter, Central Florida Chapter, Charlotte
Chapter, Michigan Chapter, Potomac Chapter, and South Florida Chapter. The
Charlotte Chapter also received the Outstanding Chapter Communication Product
Award for its bi-monthly newsletter, Performance Improvement in Piedmont.

THE Performance Improvement Conference, sponsored by ISPI, will be held April
12-17, 2013, at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino in Reno, NV. Pre-conference
programs run April 12-14, and the conference continues April 14-17. The
conference offers 100+ hours of professional development in performance
improvement, e-learning, business processes, sustainability, instructional
design, organizational development, training, and more.

About ISPI

Based in Washington, DC, the International Society for Performance Improvement
(ISPI) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the multi-disciplinary
pursuit of excellence in the workplace by advocating for the advancement of
performance improvement. ISPI represents performance improvement professionals
throughout the United States, Canada, and 40 other countries.  For more
information, visit www.ispi.org.

Media Contact:
Pam Valenzuela – (703) 370-7436
p.valenzuela@ascent-management.com

SOURCE International Society for Performance Improvement

Website: http://www.ispi.org
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