The Behavior Analyst

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 73–81 | Cite as

Teaching Performance Management Using Behavior Analysis

  • George B. E. Ackley
  • Jon S. Bailey


A special undergraduate track in performance management, taught using behavior analysis principles, is described. The key elements of the program are presented, including the point systems and other reinforcement contingencies in the classes, the goals of the instructional activities, and many of the requirements used to evaluate student performance. Finally, the article provides examples of the performance management projects students have conducted with local businesses.

Key words

performance management college instruction undergraduate training organizational behavior management curriculum 


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© Association for Behavior Analysis International 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyFlorida State UniversityTallahasseeUSA

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