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2019 Conference Track: Leadership

Leadership

Pre-Conference Session

Leadership Decision-Making

Monday, May 6 | 1-5 pm (space is limited; requires pre-registration)

Drawing on cutting-edge research in psychology, behavioral economics and neuroscience, this four-hour course will teach you evidence-based strategies to improve decision-making, both for yourself and others in your organization. The course includes interactive exercises and real-time feedback, giving you personalized insights into your own decision-making. Topics include how to communicate risk effectively, escalation of commitment and others. The session will also feature strategies for successfully implementing data-driven decision processes to optimize organizational performance. At the end of the session, participants will have an increased understanding of how to structure decision environments and choice processes to reduce bias and increase accuracy. Lectures and interactive exercises will be supplemented by in-session discussions with other participants to ensure that all insights are immediately actionable for your day-to-day life.

Facilitator:

  • Charles Dorison, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Breakout Sessions

The Art of Servant Leadership

Tuesday, May 7 | 10:30-11:30 am | Concurrent Session

The 2019 workforce is comprised of four generations of people. Each generation has their own unique ways of thinking, behaving and communicating. This poses a great challenge for today’s leaders. This session will demonstrate how a Servant Leadership style translates across all generations. Using stories, reflection and a Q&A format, we will identify key Servant Leadership principles that will provide leaders with tools and resources to enhance employee engagement and productivity.

Speaker

  • Steve Hendricks, Scioto Properties

Leadership Decision-Making

Tuesday, May 7 | 1-5 pm | Concurrent Session
Note: This extended breakout session will span multiple Breakout and Plenary Sessions. This is an encore presentation of the Pre-Conference Session on Leadership Decision-Making.

Drawing on cutting-edge research in psychology, behavioral economics and neuroscience, this four-hour course will teach you evidence-based strategies to improve decision-making, both for yourself and others in your organization. The course includes interactive exercises and real-time feedback, giving you personalized insights into your own decision-making. Topics include how to communicate risk effectively, escalation of commitment and others. The session will also feature strategies for successfully implementing data-driven decision processes to optimize organizational performance. At the end of the session, participants will have an increased understanding of how to structure decision environments and choice processes to reduce bias and increase accuracy. Lectures and interactive exercises will be supplemented by in-session discussions with other participants to ensure that all insights are immediately actionable for your day-to-day life.

Facilitator:

  • Charles Dorison, Harvard Kennedy School of Government