2014 - 2015 Distinguished Dissertation Award Recipients

The International Society for Performance Improvement is proud to honor excellence in student research through our Distinguished Dissertation Awards. The initiative is funded by the Society’s Research Committee. In addition to a monetary honorarium, recipients are asked to submit a manuscript based on their dissertation for consideration in Performance Improvement Quarterly and encouraged to submit a proposal to for ISPI’s annual conference.

2015

First Place 
Minjing Duan, PhD
Examining the Applicability of Action Research in the Practice of Human Performance Technology: Evidence from Exemplary Cases
Indiana University

Second Place 
Carlos Antonio Viera, PhD
School Counselors and Advisors Using Data-Driven Decision-Making: Identification and Analysis of Barriers and Enablers
Capella University

2014

First Place
Patricia A Glines-Kotecki
Building Organizational Capability: A Study of Knowledge Management Practices, Reasons, and Results
Patricia A. Glines-Kotecki, PhD
Faculty Sponsor
Kenneth Silber, PhD
Capella University

Second Place
Anne Blake
An Empirical Examination and Metaevaluation of the Impact Evaluation Process
Anne Blake, PhD
Faculty Sponsor
James Moseley, EdD, CPT
Wayne State University

Third Place
Sung Pil Kang
Validation of Key Stages of the International Society for Performance Improvement Human Performance Technology Model
Sung Pil Kang, PhD
Faculty Sponsor
James Pershing, PhD, CPT
Indiana University at Bloomington

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