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    2018 August: Organizational Development: HR’s Responsibility in the C Suite and Leading a Culture of Change in Today’s Environment

    Date: August 21, 2018, 11:15am – 1:00pm
    Organizer:
    ASHRM
    Location:
    Crowne Plaza
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    Event Type:
    Luncheon
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    Topic

    ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: HR'S RESPONSIBILITY IN THE C SUITE AND LEADING A CULTURE OF CHANGE IN TODAY'S ENVIRONMENT.
    This program will explore how HR can transform itself into a more effective resource for the organization, enhance it's credibility, evolve into a strategic business partner, and potentially earn a seat at the table. Topics will also include - Building your most important asset - the organization's leadership pipeline - 12 key leadership and talent questions that will help HR asset the organization with it's strategic plans

    Presenter

    J. Gwen Kennedy, Ph.D. has been a consultant in human and organizational systems since 1986. She is experienced in supporting organizations during times of change, facilitating multi-organization collaborations, designing and facilitating group processes, coaching executives, and developing staff . As a scholarly practitioner, she is passionate about translating complex, theoretical concepts into everyday use and seeking simple interventions for complex situations. Her consulting style is collaborative and empowering.

    She has consulted to a full-spectrum of organizations ranging from village to global corporations and government, family owned businesses, and non-profit organizations. She has worked with all levels of the organization and in a variety of professional fields including engineering, information technologies, social services, and healthcare.

    Kennedy has extensive experience in:

    • Co-designing and facilitating small and large group activities including strategic visioning and planning sessions, team development efforts, and staff retreats.
    • Providing leadership and supervisory development programs and training in group facilitation.
    • Facilitating collaborative efforts with community leaders, leadership teams, committees, and project management teams.
    •  Coaching senior managers, supervisors and professionals in problem analysis, strategic decision-making, conflict management and relationship building.


    She holds a doctoral degree in Human and Organizational Systems with a Masters in Human Development. Her post-doctoral work in applications of Chaos Theory and complexity science to human systems.