This tool contains a checklist of 15 of the most common pitfalls that can derail or inhibit the success of a change effort. It can be used to stimulate a discussion among and help educate business leaders or members of a change team about effective change management practices.
With our partners in the US Air Force Research Lab, US Air Combat Command and Aptima, Inc. we developed and continue to apply an innovative process called “Mission Essential Competencies“(MECSTM) for identifying the competencies needed in combat situations. MECS data have been used to guide training decisions up to the highest levels of the US […]
Across industries, the complexity and dynamic nature of workplace operations, as well as the constant and rapid influx of information, requires employees to continuously acquire new skills and expertise. Formal training is not sufficient – employees also need to be astute on-the-job learners (OJL).
Dr. Scott Tannenbaum, gOE’s President, gave an invited presentation at NASA’s Innovation Lecture Series. Dr. Ellen Ochoa, a former astronaut and now Director of the Johnson Space Center, kicked off the session. Scott’s presentation covered the Science of Teamwork, described research gOE has been conducting at NASA, and provided recommendations for promoting team effectiveness.
Boost Team Effectiveness Debriefs are a quick, yet powerful experiential learning tool for enhancing team performance. During a debrief, team members reflect upon a recent experience, discuss what went well and identify opportunities for improvement. They attempt to build a common understanding (e.g., about work challenges, team member responsibilities, how best to handle a situation) […]
This book is the latest volume in SIOP’s (The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology) Professional Practice Series. It is edited by UCF’s Eduardo Salas, gOE’s Scott Tannenbaum, SHRM’s Debra Cohen, and Gary Latham from the University of Toronto.
John Mathieu from the University of Connecticut (and a frequent gOE collaborator) along with gOE team members Scott Tannenbaum, Jamie Donsbach, and George Alliger published an article that examines how team composition can affect team performance. It is published in the Journal of Management, one of the premier management and applied psychology journals, and provides […]
Scott Tannenbaum, gOE’s President, along with Professors Eduardo Salas, Kurt Kraiger, and Kim Smith-Jentsch published “The Science of Training and Development in Organizations: What Matters in Practice” in Psychological Science in the Public Interest, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Professor Erik Eddy (from Siena College and a gOE Alum!), Scott Tannenbaum (from gOE), and Professor John Mathieu (from UConn) conducted this study comparing two techniques that teams can use to lead debriefs on their own.
Two members of gOE’s team, Scott Tannenbaum and Chris Cerasoli published an article in the Human Factors Journal entitled, “Do Team and Individual Debriefs Enhance Performance? A Meta-Analysis.” Meta-analysis is a statistical technique for quantitatively combining the results from prior studies.
The Industrial and Organizational Psychology Journal published this article, co-authored by Scott Tannenbaum (gOE), John Mathieu (UConn), Eduardo Salas (UCF), and Debra Cohen (SHRM) which examines how the nature of teams and the environment they operate in have been changing and explores whether adjustments have been made in the way teams are managed in organizations […]