Meet the SSCA Team
Bradford F. Spencer, Ph.D.
Thomas M. Shenk
Jeff Miller, Ph.D.
Frequently Asked Questions
What We Do
Culture & Fit
Motivating Achievement (LPMA)
Motivating Change (LPMC)
Motivating Dialogue (LPMD)
Motivated Explorer (LPME)
Superior Followership (LPSF)
The Business of Shared Leadership (BSL)
Culture & Motivation: Core vs. Context
Keeping a highly-stimulated and involved workforce when they are not directly involved in the core business becomes increasingly difficult. The more obvious the tie between the activities and the outcomes,…
How to Recognize Culture & Climate Issues Early
Recognize and prevent undesirable behaviors and practices from becoming organization-wide Climate and Culture issues.
The Experience of Organization Climate
Performance-related rewards, including more praise than criticism related to a specific job well done will, over time, have a more dramatic impact on productivity than throwing more money at the…
Psychological needs are similar to physiological needs in the sense that if we don’t get them met positively, we will get them met negatively because it's better than nothing.
The 5-Part Feedback Contract
It's important to manage our feedback processes to maximize opportunity while minimizing risk. If you apply these concepts to your feedback, you will be well on your way toward enhanced…
The 5 Principles of Feedback
By recognizing its sensitive dynamic, we can make optimal use of the instructive elements of feedback while minimizing unintended repercussions.
How to Make Leadership Development Lessons Last
It takes time, conscious thought, self-awareness, and effort to shift behaviors you’ve learned throughout your career and seen modeled by other leaders.
The Top 5 Most Difficult Tasks
Employee commitment and loyalty leads to customer loyalty, which is the cornerstone of success for service-related companies.
The Quality of People
Dr. Demings says that 85% of business problems are with the systems, not the people!
need for achievement
Lessons for the 6 Climate Dimensions from 1899
"Give me a lever and a place to stand and I will move the universe." - Archimedes