APA Center for Organizational Excellence: Episode: June 2008

Resources for Employers

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Episode 6: "June 2008"

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Duration: 32:15

Episode 6

Tamara J. Erickson

Summary

Boomers and Xers and Ys! Oh, my! How is your organization managing employees from different generations? In this episode, part one of our featured interview with Tamara J. Erickson, McKinsey Award winning author, consultant and expert on the changing workforce. Also, broadening your perspective on training and development and real-world examples of how high-performing organizations reward and recognize their employees.

Details

  • 00:00 – Opening
  • 01:37 – Current Issues – A Broader Perspective on Training and Development
  • 06:15 – Featured Interview (Part 1) – Tamara J. Erickson
  • 27:46 – From the Field – “How does your organization reward and recognize employees?”
  • 31:00 – Closing

Host

David W. Ballard, PsyD, MBA, Assistant Executive Director for Corporate Relations and Business Strategy, American Psychological Association (APA) and APA Practice Organization

Featured Interview

Tamara J. Erickson, Author, Consultant and Workforce Futurist

Current Issues Discussant

Matthew J. Grawitch, PhD, Chair, Organizational Studies Program, School for Professional Studies, Saint Louis University

Additional Resources

Books by Tamara Erickson

Articles by Tamara Erickson

Articles on Training and Development

"We have worked to create a culture that supports the nature and goals of our business. As importantly, we communicate our culture to associates, clients and prospects through many channels every day. This helps us align people with the goals of our business, and has contributed to our success with employee satisfaction and with company growth and profits."

Will Ruch
CEO and Managing Partner
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