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Useful Questions for Starting a Project and Conducting an Environmental Scan

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Dr. Judy Hale joins Dr. Don Kirkey and Dr. Steve Villachica to talk about the questions that she uses to start projects and conduct environmental scans. The first 13 minutes focuses on questions to start projects and conduct environmental scans. The remainder of the conversation focuses on the dynamics of performance.

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Presenters

  • Judith Hale

    Judith Hale

    Judith Hale, Ph.D., CPT, and IBSTPI Fellow is the CEO of the Institute for Performance Improvement, L3C a hybrid LLC and C 3 created by the State of Illinois to encourage entrepreneurs to take on social issues. Judith is the author of nine books on performance improvement. The performance consultant’s fieldbook: How to improve organizations and people (2nd edition) is used as a text by numerous universities. Performance-based certification: How to design a valid, defensible, cost-effective program (2nd edition, Jossey-Bass) and the School improvement specialist field guide: Facilitating success (Corwin Publishers) received the Outstanding Communication Award from the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) in 2014.

    She has been a consultant to management in the public and private sectors for more than 25 years. She specializes in certification programs and the implementation of major interventions. She was president of ISPI and its former Director of Certification. Judith was awarded a B.A. from Ohio State University, a M.A. from Miami University, and a Ph.D. from Purdue University.

    Judith Hale, Ph.D., CPT, and IBSTPI Fellow is the CEO of the Institute for Performance Improvement, L3C a hybrid LLC and C 3 created by the State of Illinois to encourage entrepreneurs to take on social issues. Judith is the author of nine books on performance improvement. The performance consultant’s fieldbook: How to improve organizations and people (2nd edition) is used as a text by numerous universities. Performance-based certification: How to design a valid, defensible, cost-effective program (2nd edition, Jossey-Bass) and the School improvement specialist field guide: Facilitating success (Corwin Publishers) received the Outstanding Communication Award from the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) in 2014.

    She has been a consultant to management in the public and private sectors for more than 25 years. She specializes in certification programs and the implementation of major interventions. She was president of ISPI and its former Director of Certification. Judith was awarded a B.A. from Ohio State University, a M.A. from Miami University, and a Ph.D. from Purdue University.

  • Don Kirkey

    Don Kirkey

    Don Kirkey, Ed.D., has over 30 years of international experience assessing and developing employees and leaders and supporting major change and performance improvement initiatives in partnership with executive management. He has managed onboarding in major corporations. Dr. Don’s doctoral research focused on applying organizational socialization concepts to an inner-city job training program to reduce the dropout rate. Currently, Don is the Principal Consultant for the Trinity Creek Group, a consulting group focused on strategic workforce performance improvement in Charlotte, NC. He teaches assessment, evaluation, and human performance improvement at UNC Charlotte and has taught Needs Assessment in Boise State University’s OPWL program.

    Don Kirkey, Ed.D., has over 30 years of international experience assessing and developing employees and leaders and supporting major change and performance improvement initiatives in partnership with executive management. He has managed onboarding in major corporations. Dr. Don’s doctoral research focused on applying organizational socialization concepts to an inner-city job training program to reduce the dropout rate. Currently, Don is the Principal Consultant for the Trinity Creek Group, a consulting group focused on strategic workforce performance improvement in Charlotte, NC. He teaches assessment, evaluation, and human performance improvement at UNC Charlotte and has taught Needs Assessment in Boise State University’s OPWL program.

  • Steve Villachica

    Steve Villachica

    Dr. Steve Villachica, Ph.D. holds a bachelor’s degree in English, master’s degree in computer technology in education, and Ph.D. in Educational Technology from the University of Northern Colorado. Dr. Villachica has consulted and worked in business, government, and non-profit settings for more than 25 years. As Chief Learning Officer of DLS Group, Inc., of Denver, Colorado, he collaborated with colleagues to create large-scale performance support systems, e-learning, instructor-led training, job aids, and a host of award-winning performance improvement solutions for pharmaceutical companies, law enforcement agencies, securities companies and regulators, the Intelligence Community, and others.

    Dr. Steve Villachica, Ph.D. holds a bachelor’s degree in English, master’s degree in computer technology in education, and Ph.D. in Educational Technology from the University of Northern Colorado. Dr. Villachica has consulted and worked in business, government, and non-profit settings for more than 25 years. As Chief Learning Officer of DLS Group, Inc., of Denver, Colorado, he collaborated with colleagues to create large-scale performance support systems, e-learning, instructor-led training, job aids, and a host of award-winning performance improvement solutions for pharmaceutical companies, law enforcement agencies, securities companies and regulators, the Intelligence Community, and others.