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Corporate Culture

COVID-19: What Did We Do, What Have We Learned, and What Has Changed Forever?
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COVID-19: What Did We Do, What Have We Learned, and What Has Changed Forever?

Illustrating how HR professionals responded to the novel Corona virus outbreak to guide their organizations through a global pandemic Viewing the crisis as an opportunity to accelerate progress already underway to decentralize and diversify Twitter’s workforce How will the transition back to the office reflect short term and long term changes to how and where we work Is there a way HR leaders can take this experience and use it to continue innovating without the catalyst of a crisis? — Jennifer Christie VP, People and Chief Human Resources Officer Twitter Jennifer Christie is VP, People and Chief Human Resources Officer…

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Communication as the Bedrock of an Employee-Centric Corporate Culture
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Communication as the Bedrock of an Employee-Centric Corporate Culture

Understanding that the most successful organizations cannot run on top-down leadership relying on guesswork to guide its workforce Demonstrating the importance of employee voices in framing the important conversations and decision-making we need to have as an organization Offering examples and best practices to gather ideas and input from throughout the workforce, and especially from under-represented voices Gathering thoughts and suggestions is vital, but what are the next steps? What does follow-through and follow-up look like in an employee-centric company? — Lori Costew Chief Diversity Officer & People Strategy Ford Motor Company Lori Costew is honored to serve as the…

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Leadership in a Work From Anywhere (WFA) World
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Leadership in a Work From Anywhere (WFA) World

Learning to be more Human-Centric as business operations shift to adapt to current challenges How can leadership demonstrate compassion toward their teams? Facilitating better engagement and developing leaders working from anywhere Leading the way forward in a WFA world — Melanie Steinbach Chief People Officer Cameo Melanie (Mel) Steinbach is the Chief People Officer at Cameo, the leading marketplace connecting fans directly with tens of thousands of pop culture personalities in the form of customized video messages, live video calls and direct messages. Steinbach joins Cameo as the company’s first-ever Chief People Officer, and is responsible for human resources strategy…

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Let’s Talk About What’s Possible: Leading One Employee at a Time… Every Time
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Let’s Talk About What’s Possible: Leading One Employee at a Time… Every Time

At Best Buy, we believe if we lead for the mass, we will lose the soul of our company. Each and every employee is as unique as the personal story they have to tell. Our stories shape who we are, and the courage to share those stories allows us to bring our full selves to work. While most companies are following the policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) designed for uniformity and consistency, SOP means something different at Best Buy. It means Service Over Policy. Service to our customers and service to our employees. Hear from Kamy about how the…

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Mobilizing An Active Anti-Racist Culture
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Mobilizing An Active Anti-Racist Culture

In this fireside chat, the moderator will interview HP’s Chief Diversity Officer Lesley Slaton Brown on fostering a workplace culture that’s not only against racism but is actively anti-racist. They will discuss executive influence, effective trainings that reaches the top and bottom and ways to empower every employee to champion and act on diversity, equity and inclusion values. — Lesley Slaton Brown Chief Diversity Officer HP Inc. Every day, Lesley Slaton Brown inspires and drives C-suite leaders to embed diversity and inclusion strategies across their organizations and demonstrate impact from the boardroom to the business unit. As an agent of…

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Building a Resilient and Healthy Company and Colleagues
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Building a Resilient and Healthy Company and Colleagues

Focusing on colleague and organizational resiliency and well-being, which are critical during these unprecedented times, through a multipronged approach: Demonstrating commitment to agility as an organization in a time of crisis—and over the long-term—by responding quickly, maintaining rhythm and building new capabilities Taking a data-driven approach to understand the levers of well-being to prioritize our focus Enhancing our resiliency skills at individual, leader and organizational levels by making it relevant to these unique times, which includes encouraging leaders to develop themselves and strengthen their teams through learning and application of the five elements of resiliency — Padma Thiruvengadam Chief Human…

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Panel: Generating High Productivity Through Training and Total Workforce Engagement
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Panel: Generating High Productivity Through Training and Total Workforce Engagement

What does investing in your people look like on a day-to-day ongoing basis? How does the workforce contribute to steady cumulative improvements as the engine of long-term culture change and improved productivity? Discussing motivational tools that solicit grassroots contributions: Competition, recognition, entertainment, and a sense of accomplishment Offering examples where training, mentorship, job shadowing, and cycling through different job functions improves retention, job satisfaction, and contributes to improved performance How far can a culture of continuous improvement and total workforce engagement permeate an organization? — Moderator: Angela Roseboro Chief Diversity Officer Riot Games As a 20-year Diversity and Inclusion, and…

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The CEO / HR Partnership – Driving DE&I, Culture, UpSkilling and More from the C-Suite
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The CEO / HR Partnership – Driving DE&I, Culture, UpSkilling and More from the C-Suite

Join Ken Chenault, former Chairman and CEO of American Express; Chairman and Managing Director of General Catalyst; and Co-Founder of OneTen, a coalition of leading executives coming together to upskill, hire and advance one million Black Americans over the next 10 years into family-sustaining jobs with opportunities for advancement. In this fireside chat, Mr. Chenault will share his experience and thoughts on leadership, building inclusive cultures, hiring diverse teams, creating internal mobility and upskilling programs, and more. He’ll also share advice for HR and People leaders for partnering with CEOs and executive leadership teams to create a positive impact for…

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Remaining Resilient and Looking Forward: Driving Innovation in a Tightening Labor Market
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Remaining Resilient and Looking Forward: Driving Innovation in a Tightening Labor Market

Talent is leaving early – how to forge a new path Developing a shortened onboarding road map Generating higher engagement by accelerating career and personal development Motivations for the relocation to Atlanta Workforce: access to talent, cost of labor and living, workforce structure, age distribution Financial: business climate, real estate, construction, state of the art building, taxes Creating revenue within HR — Lars Minns Chief Human Resources Officer, NAFTA Mercedes Benz Lars N. Minns is the Chief Human Resources Officer of North America for Mercedes-Benz, with responsibility for the USA, Canada, and Mexico. He leads the organization in designing and…

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The Role of Company Commitments to Giving Back in Attracting and Engaging Employees
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The Role of Company Commitments to Giving Back in Attracting and Engaging Employees

Value of corporate social responsibility to employees and prospective employees Incorporating philanthropy and sustainability into business strategy How Kellogg Company’s culture of giving back supports recruitment, retention and engagement Key learnings for companies on engaging employees by giving back — Melissa Howell Chief Human Resources Officer Kellogg’s Melissa Howell has been Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, Kellogg Company, since June 2016. She is a member of Kellogg Company’s executive committee. Prior to joining Kellogg, Ms. Howell was Chief Human Resources Officer for Rockford, Michigan‐based Wolverine since 2014. Prior to Wolverine, Ms. Howell spent 24 years with General Motors…

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Sustainable Business is Good Business – A Conversation with Michael Dickstein of Coca-Cola HBC
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Sustainable Business is Good Business – A Conversation with Michael Dickstein of Coca-Cola HBC

At the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit earlier this month in Chicago we spoke with Michael Dickstein, the Group Director Sustainability and Community for the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company. Coca-Cola HBC is the winner of this year’s Sustainability Award at the EP Awards that took place at NASCES19. Michael shared some of his thoughts on the win, sustainability in general, and how other businesses can learn from Coca-Cola HBC’s experience. Michael invites anyone interested in picking his brain about sustainability to reach out to him via email or LinkedIn as mentioned in this video. Here also is his acceptance…

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Bringing Heart, Science and Ingenuity to Corporate Culture
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Bringing Heart, Science and Ingenuity to Corporate Culture

Years of research underpin the profound role that corporate purpose, identity and culture play in organizational performance and renewal, including business transformations, acquisitions, partnerships or new business models. Yet culture remains one of the least defined and explicitly managed assets across corporations. In this session, we will discuss: Framing the impact of culture on your corporate performance Engaging your C-Suite and Executive Teams in identity and culture discussions Creating linkages of culture impact to hard outcomes in the business Navigating the relationship between the evolving social/political landscape and the relationship to corporate culture – role of the CHRO in the…

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