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October 2016 Chapter Meeting & Networking Social
The Illusion of Objectivity
Program Topic: Employee Relations, Relationship Management, Organizational Effectiveness & Development
Everyone has biases! Deeply held beliefs and perceptions are NOT always obvious or conscious to us. Unconscious biases will undermine the best intention to create an inclusive work environment. This program is designed to increase personal awareness of implicit biases and explore strategies for understanding how to strengthen inclusion by focusing on positive biases and challenging negative preconceptions...both known and unknown.
Participants understand why bias makes objectivity fragile
- Participants will explore ways to check personal biases in order to be more objective in interactions
This activity has been submitted for one (1) Professional Development Credit (PDC) by SHRM and one (1) HR (General) credit with the HR Certification Institute.
About the Speaker
Dr. Linda Burrs
Dr. Linda Burrs is the President and Principal Consultant of the Step Up to Success home of Second Generation diversity training. Her consulting firm focuses on leadership and organizational strategies for leaders, teams and individuals. For more than 25 years, Dr. Burrs has brought her rich dynamic approach to the corporate and professional training arena. The breadth of her experience crosses all walks of social and organizational life including law firms, technology organizations, educators, business professionals, leadership groups and non-profit groups. Read more
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Chapter Meeting Details for Thursday, October 6, 2016:
3:30PM Registration Jacksonville Golf & Country Club
4:00PM Meeting Begins 3985 Hunt Club Road
4:30PM Presentation Jacksonville, Florida 32224
5:30PM Networking Social
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SAVE THE DATES: 2016 Meeting Schedule
- September 8, 2016 - Morning meeting, Master Series, "Align Your Stars: Creating Strategic Talent to Support Organizational Goals," Winston Family YMCA
- September 23, 2016 - "4th Annual Supervisor Training," Florida Coastal School of Law
- October 6, 2016 - Late afternoon meeting, Diversity & Inclusion topic: "The Illusion of Objectivity," Jacksonville Golf and Country Club
- November 3, 2016 - Morning meeting, Master Series
- December 1, 2016 - Morning meeting, "Annual Legal Update"
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