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Hogan Safety Report — gaining a competitive advantage through workplace safety

By HR Vendor News | November 11, 2010

2010 has been a year filled with safety violations at the workplace. These violations have in turn led to a variety of catastrophic consequences. On February 7, 2010, a power plant explosion occurred in Middletown, Connecticut that resulted in the death of 5 workers and injuries to another 27. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration…

Performance Programs Inc. is pleased to announce the new Credit and Blame Type Assessment (CBTA), developed in partnership with Dr. Ben Dattner.

By HR Vendor News | September 24, 2010

Performance Programs Inc. is pleased to announce the new “Credit and Blame Type Assessment” (CBTA), developed in partnership with Hogan Assessment Systems and Dr. Ben Dattner, author of the forthcoming book “The Blame Game: How the hidden rules of credit and blame determine our success and failure” (Free Press, March 15, 2011). Credit and blame…

HR opportunities in Steven Slater's unconventional exit from a JetBlue airplane

By HR Vendor News | August 13, 2010

Flight attendant Steven Slater’s unconventional exit from a JetBlue plane struck a chord with many. Asked about this by CBS News, workplace psychologist Ben Dattner (*) said, “When people feel that they have no control over their workplace environment, and that they are getting blamed anyway, they can snap.” Even though many sympathize with Slater,…