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Leveraging Diversity: Overcoming the Ownership Challenge

October 08, 2013
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
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Doubletree Hotel @ Reid Park
445 S. Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711

We will be meeting in:  Salons A - D
(located in the back of the hotel) 


Dr. Cindi Gilliland (BIO); Professor of Practice in Management and Organizations Department of The Eller College of Management at The University of Arizona.

A common diversity implementation challenge faced by HR professionals is the diversity ownership challenge, a disconnect between those who value and champion diversity as a strategic tool and hiring managers who may not be incentivized to actively seek diversity in selection.  How can HR professionals encourage managerial decision-makers to internalize the need for diversity in their teams and units? Join us for National Diversity & Inclusion Month as we here from an expert on Diversity on how we as HR Professionals can overcome the ownership challenges we face in our workplaces.

Dr. Cindi Gilliland presents: Leveraging Diversity: Overcoming The Ownership Challenge

You will…

  • Learn of recently identified relevant dimensions of workplace diversity and evidence for the strategic advantages of leveraging them effectively.
  • Be provided data-driven best practices for overcoming the diversity ownership challenge, along with specific, practical action steps that HR professionals can employ in their organizations to leverage diversity more effectively. 
  • Leave with SMART action plans which are ready for immediate implementation.



11:00 am ~ 11:45 am:  Registration/Networking

11:45 am ~ Noon:  Opening remarks from President, etc.

Noon ~ 1:00 pm:  Program

HRCI Pending

NOTE:  If you have special dietary needs, you need to indicate this when registering for your meal.  This MUST be done ahead of time!  We cannot make changes once the meal count has been submitted on Friday, October 4th. 


$25.00 SHRM Member Registration
$32.00 after 02:00 pm October 4

$32.00 Guest Registration

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