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Mind Matters! Getting Results Through Psychology

Recording Date: March 21, 2012
Price: Free


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Overview

Setting expectations, directing, delegating, enforcing policy.

If you’ve been doing the same thing and not getting anywhere, listen to this webcast for new techniques that tap into the human psyche. Because understanding the root reasons of human behavior allows you to make different choices about how you manage and what kind of results you get.

Thought, behavior, personality — all three affect everything from having a preference for a particular employee to how often you voice your opinions in a group.

In this webcast, Dr. Boyce will give you a quick overview of three major schools of psychology—behavioral, cognitive and social — and give you insights into each one. So you can heighten your self-awareness and increase your effectiveness as a manager.

What You Will Learn

  • Behavioral Psychology: what truly motivates human behavior— including four universal needs that are at the core of all human decisions
  • Cognitive Psychology: why people perceive different things from the same physical reality and how to get everyone on the right page
  • Social Psychology: individual performance within the group and how to use this to your advantage
  • How to use psychology to be a better motivator

While attending this program is FREE, reservations are required.

About the Presenters

Thomas E. (Ted) Boyce holds a Ph.D. in applied psychology from Virginia Tech and was a professor of psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno.  He has authored dozens of publications, including invited articles for Psychology Builds a Healthy World (APA Press), Motivated magazine, and the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management. With 17 years of experience applying psychology to address business problems, Dr. Boyce is a trusted advisor to numerous multisite organizations because of his people-centered solutions. He is a  membership of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Behavior Analysis International, and Sigma Xi, the scientific research honor society.

 

Related Seminars

For additional training on this topic, consider these AMA seminars:

The Psychology of Management: Why People Do What They Do
Understand and harness the intrinsic power of human nature.

 

Technical Requirements

To fully participate in this electronic, interactive and live session, please check your system (or ask your IT department) to ensure it meets the following requirements:

Supported OS, Browser and Additional Requirements

Microsoft® Windows® 98 SE, 2000, XP, Windows VistaTM Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business, or Enterprise (32-bit or 64-bit editions)

  • Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher
  • Netscape Navigator 7.1
  • AOL 9
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or higher

Macintosh (OS X 10.2, 10.3, 10.4)

  • Safari 1.1 or higher
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or higher

Linux

  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or higher

Solaris

  • Mozilla 1.7 or higher

Additional Requirements:

  • Macromedia Flash Player 8 or higher
  • Macromedia Flash Player 9 or higher for Linux and Solaris
  • Minimum bandwidth requirement is 56 kb/sec

Important tip - Please allow 15 minutes prior to joining a session to conduct your set-up and testing! Dial-up connectors - please allow more time.