Chief Motivating Officers Blog
In the behavior analytic community, the concept of social validity revolves around the importance and acceptability of our practices to everyone impacted by what we do. This is no exception for the OBM practitioner!
In this blog, I want to tell you about a different way to use our Catch 'Em Doing Good cards as a training tool for groups of leaders and supervisors in a game we fondly call, "What's the Catch?"
Most ABA practitioners are familiar with the idea of task analysis: breaking down a skill into its component steps in order to facilitate learning how to successfully perform. In this blog, I'll introduce you to a three cool ways you can modify your TAs using OBM and project/process management techniques.
Struggling with "respect" in the workplace? This blog provides some clear steps on how to increase the likelihood of respectful behaviors occurring, but more importantly, provides a framework for operationalizing soft skills.
Performance scorecards can be a fantastic way to deliver feedback and allocate reinforcement using objective data on behavior and performance outputs. In this blog, I'm going to highlight five of the (MANY) common issues that I have seen in companies that are opting to develop scorecard systems, and how you can prevent your organization from falling into these same "traps".
The purpose of this article is to answer the question – How does one do an OBM project? Learn about the 5 P's - Purpose, Polices, Procedures, Preparing, and Positive Reinforcement.
In the field of applied behavior analysis (ABA), practitioners are taught the seven dimensions written by Baer, Wolf and Risley (1968). These pioneers of the field provided the fundamental elements of application of the science of human behavior, guiding our practice and research. We want to engage the OBM practitioners and researchers of the world to see the link between these classic dimensions and our practice, and make more of an effort to write about the connection between OBM and our theoretical foundations in Behavior Analysis.
Learn about our newest product, Catch 'Em Doing Good cards, and how you can use them to create a positive working environment through positive reinforcement!
Last week, Shannon joined Dr. Becca Tagg on her amazing podcast, The Business of Behavior. They had a great conversation centered around Shannon's top 5 OBM skills every behavior analyst should develop.
Overwhelmed with the constant bombardment of information on a daily basis? A multidisciplinary view of this phenomenon is analyzed, with some potential action steps for you to take to win the battle against information overload.
This infographic explores what OBM is (and what it isn't) to help clarify for newcomers to the field or anyone who has heard about our science and was confused by similarities and differences between us and other fields.