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June 2015 Meeting/Webcast: Dr. Rose Mueller-Hanson and Dr. Joshua A. Isaacson

  • 06/23/2015
  • 3:45 PM - 6:00 PM
  • McCormick & Schmick's Crystal City


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Putting the "Performance" Back into Performance Management

Rose Mueller-Hanson, Ph.D., Joshua A. Isaacson, Ph.D.

*** Note that this is a Tuesday event with different start/end times ***

  • In order to accommodate individuals attending the Fed Psych Forum (from 2 to 4 pm) we have adjusted our start/end times for the presentation: 
    • Networking starts at 3:45 pm
    • Presentation will begin at 4:45 pm
    • Presentation ends at 5:45 pm
  • Food included on-site.
  • NEW: Email questions for the presenter to vp.ptcmw@gmail.com by 12pm ET the day before.
Location: McCormick & Schmick's Crystal City
  • Crystal City Shops, 2010 Crystal Dr, Arlington, VA 22202 (map)
  • Metro Access and Parking Available


Performance management is often considered the bane of human capital and talent management. We believe a significant part of the problem is that performance management has been reduced to the formal administrative system, which is traditionally event-based, intermittent, and focused on “checking the box”.  Managers have lost sight of everyday activities such as communicating clear task or project expectations, setting short-term objectives and deadlines, and giving continual guidance as work is planned and executed.  We will discuss an evidence-based approach for enhancing the ROI of performance management. Additionally, two examples of ongoing PM change efforts will be presented. 


Speaker Bios: 

Rose Mueller-Hanson, Ph.D. For over 15 years, Rose has dedicated her career to helping improve individual and organizational performance through better talent management. In her current role she leads the performance impact solutions group at PDRI, a CEB Company. A strong advocate for creating more effective and engaging approaches to performance management, she is the co-author of several recent articles on the topic, including Building a High Performance Culture: A Fresh Look at Performance Management, published by the Society for Human Resources Management Foundation. She is also co-author of the book Developing Organizational Simulations:  A guide for practitioners and students.

Rose is a co-recipient of the M. Scott Myers Award for Applied Research in the Workplace (with colleagues from PDRI), awarded by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).  In 2014, she was elected a Fellow in SIOP and is the past president of the Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington DC and the current president of the board of directors for Community Interface Services, a non-profit organization serving adults with developmental disabilities. Prior to joining PDRI in 2002, Rose worked as a human resources manager and served in the U.S. Air Force. She received her Doctorate degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Colorado State University.

Joshua A. Isaacson, Ph.D. Josh has 10 years of experience conducting and leading evidence-based talent management initiatives in both public and private sectors. He brings thought leadership and technical expertise to the design, development, and implementation of competency modeling, assessment, and performance management solutions.  He currently supports the performance impact and hiring and assessment groups as a Senior Consultant at PDRI, a CEB company.

Josh serves as SIOPs sub-committee chair for the Adverse Impact Reduction Research Initiative and Action (AIRRIA) research grant, is a member of the SIOP visibility committee, and serves as the Secretary of the Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington D.C. Josh received his Doctorate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Florida Institute of Technology. 

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