Articles by Ben Butina, Ph.D.



Alan Colquitt on Talent

Does performance management work? Should we spend more on high-potentials? Are we ever going to get better at predicting job performance? Listen to Alan Colquitt…


Game-Based Learning for Leadership

The findings suggest that a game-based learning approach is an effective approach to leadership skills development and the primary skills developed were: motivation, facilitation, coaching, mindset…


Errors in Training

Imagine you’re in charge of training medical students to conduct ultrasounds. The students will complete a three-hour simulation-based training program. Which set of directions would…



Mentors and Protégés of a Feather

According to a study conducted by Marcy Young Illies (Saint Cloud State University) and Roni Reiter-Palmon (University of Nebraska Omaha), protégés who perceive a high…


Advice for Pavel Smirnov

Pavel Smirnov is working in retail in Brooklyn while he goes to Hofstra part-time for IO. Can he get a job in the field now…



Image-Based Vision Statements

Which of these visions is more inspiring? “I hope that someday we will achieve full racial equality.” “I have a dream that one day little…