Managing people in today's work world is one of the toughest challenges we face
Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 30, 2008
The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a global professional association and educator that is advancing the science of strategic talent management, Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Business, and the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business today announced that author, educator and behavioral science researcher, and developer of the Situational Leadership® Model, Dr. Paul Hersey, will speak at a B-School Network and Learn event for the greater Chicago-area business community on Monday, September 8.
The networking and breakfast event will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the University of Chicago's Gleacher Center, 450 N. Cityfront Dr., Suite 621.
Participants will gain valuable human skills training, including Situational Leadership® techniques that will enable them to better interact with and manage employees in increasingly dynamic business environments.
"Managing people in today's work world is one of the toughest challenges we face," said HCI Executive Director and Senior Vice President-Research, Allan Schweyer. "Understanding the dynamics of influence, as explained by Dr. Hersey's Situational Leadership® Model, allows leaders to be more effective and followers to be more responsive. To learn from Dr. Hersey himself, at this B-School event, is a can't-miss opportunity."
Dr. Hersey, a giant in the behavioral science field and author of The Situational Leader, has brought the Situational Leadership® Model to managers and followers all around the world. His easy-to-use, uncomplicated model creates a down-to-earth, performance-based common language that makes business communication between all involved parties more productive. Situational Leadership® methods have been used to train more than 14 million managers and other professionals from more than 1,000 businesses and other organizations.
Dr. Hersey is an internationally known behavioral scientist and highly successful entrepreneur, and is recognized as one of the world's outstanding authorities on training and development in leadership and management. In addition to his teaching and writing, he is a consultant, on a continuing basis, to industrial, government, and military organizations. Dr. Hersey also serves as University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business Executive Scholar in Residence, as Distinguished Professor of Leadership Studies at Nova Southeastern University, and as University Professor at Alliant International University, Marshall Goldsmith School of Management.
Recommended for director, president, vice president and C-level executives responsible for company growth and results, this B-School Network and Learn event is $25 with advance registration at http://www.humancapitalinstitute.org. HCI Professional Members, Kellogg alumni and University of Chicago alumni attend free.
About the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University was founded in 1908 and is home to a renowned research-based faculty and MBA students from around the globe. The Kellogg School includes the Full-time, Part-time and Executive MBA programs and the non-degreed Executive Education Program. The school offers three joint degree programs: the JD-MBA, MD-MBA and MEM-MBA. Additionally, the Kellogg School of Management has alliances with business schools in Europe, Asia and Canada. For more information, please visit: http://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu.
About The University Of Chicago Graduate School Of Business
The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business is one of the world's leading business schools. Since its establishment in 1898, it has transformed the way business is done around the world, and the way business is taught. Chicago GSB was the first school to offer a Ph.D. in business; the first to create a scholarly business journal; the first to offer an executive MBA program; and the first to have a Nobel laureate on its faculty. The school offers full-time and part-time MBA programs; a Ph.D. program, open enrollment executive education and custom corporate education. Chicago GSB has campuses in London and Singapore in addition to two campuses in Chicago. For more information, please visit: http://www.chicagogsb.edu/.
About The Human Capital Institute
The Human Capital Institute is a global think tank, educator, researcher and professional association defining the agenda and setting the pace for the new business science of human capital management. With more than 118,000 members in over 40 countries, HCI offers a new association framework that cuts across the silos of recruitment, HR/OD, finance, sales and marketing, operations, manufacturing and IT. The organization provides key executives, line managers and human capital professionals with the newest education, most effective tools and best practices in talent strategy, acquisition, alignment, engagement, deployment, measurement and retention.
HCI believes that the future belongs to leaders with innovative ideas and strategic knowledge. The organization invites professionals to learn, share and grow their careers with HCI’s comprehensive resources, and to join HCI’s high-achieving, forward-looking membership community. For more information, visit http://www.humancapitalinstitute.org.
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