Catalyzing Success: HR’s Mission to Develop and Empower Leaders | Sessions

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Catalyzing Success: HR’s Mission to Develop and Empower Leaders
In-Person and Virtual Tuesday 06/25/2024 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Business (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral) | Intended Audience: Senior-Level, Executive-level
Seating Instructions: Seating is first-come, first-served. Reserved seating options are available for accessibility and accommodations. For detailed accessibility information, visit INFO > FAQs in the app.

In the rapidly evolving landscape of today's business world, the role of HR in empowering and prioritizing leaders and managers has never been more crucial. This keynote presentation, drawing on the latest SHRM research and the principles of Linkage’s Purposeful Leadership model, addresses the pivotal role people managers play in aligning organizational strategies with the dynamic needs of the workforce. Join us as we explore compelling insights into the effectiveness of people managers and their direct impact on organizational success. Despite their critical importance, recent studies reveal that less than half of organizations invest adequately in their development. This session will delve into the transformative power of effective leadership and the strategic necessity of investing in those who directly manage our most vital assets—our people. Learning Objectives:Understanding the Impact: Learn how effective people management not only drives organizational success but also enhances employee satisfaction and retention. Strategic HR Leadership: Explore how HR can serve as a catalyst for change, fostering an environment where leaders and managers are equipped to thrive. Actionable Insights: Gain actionable strategies from the Purposeful Leadership model to develop and support managers in becoming the linchpins of success for their teams and the broader organization. This keynote is designed for HR professionals who are committed to leading change and driving performance through enhanced leadership development. Whether you are looking to reshape your organization’s leadership development strategy or to amplify the effectiveness of your people managers, this session will provide you with the insights and tools necessary to make a significant impact.  

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Shannon Bayer, Sr. Director Enterprise Solutions Operations,