Mentoring, Coaching, and Developmental Networks: Creating and Sustaining High Quality Connections at Work Workshop
Kathy Kram, Shipley Professor in Management at Boston University School of Management, will be offering a 5 day workshop alongside colleague, Illene Wasserman. The workshop will take place July 22-26, 2013 in Cape Cod, MA. In this workshop participants will reflect on their own experiences while drawing on research and case studies to explore the challenges and opportunities of coaching, mentoring, and developmental networks. Participants will shape professional strategies and come away with action plans for their work with client systems and their own development.
Register before March 1st, 2013 to get discounted rate. For more information click here!
EDRT released the January 2013 edition of the EDRT Newsletter including member news, new research topics, meeting recap, among other interesting and valuable information.
To check out the EDRT Newsletter- January 2013 click here!
Yvonne Tran, a former graduate student at Boston University College of Communication, created a great recap video of the Organizational Behavior Departments experience with the School of Theatre play Henry V in OB221 last month. Yvonne does a wonderful job showing scenes from the public performances of the play at CFA along with clips from the OB221 event, plus excerpts and comments from the outstanding Talk-Back session that the actors and director did with our 400+ OB221 students, where so many great management and leadership lessons emerged.
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EDRT would like to extend its warmest congratulations to Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Hill Holliday, Millennium, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, & Vistaprint for being recognized among The Boston Globe Top Places to Work for 2012. The Globes Top Places Survey honors employers who care for their most valuable resource: The people who work for them, states The Boston Globe. Each employer was measured according to six factors: Direction, Execution, Connection, My Managers, My Work and My Pay and Benefits. This is Cubist, Hill Holliday & Millennium fifth year on the renowned list.
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Congratulations to Hill Holliday for being among MEDIA Magazine 2012 Agency of the Year Honorees in the Full-Service Agency Media category. This award celebrates the agencies that rose above the rest, the shops that represented the best of class in the media industry.
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Congratulations to Retired Col. Charles D. Allen for being awarded the Madigan Writing Award for 2012.The Madigan Writing Award is given in honor of John J. Madigan III, who was the editor of Parameters(The US Army’s Senior Professional Journal) from March 1993 to January 1999. The award is open to all military and civilian staff and faculty members of the US Army War College and other Carlisle Barracks organizations. All books and articles must deal with a subject taught in the War College curriculum. The Madigan Writing Award is presented for excellence in writing. Each award winner sent in a book, manuscript, or article. The award will be presented to Retired Col. Charles Allen in December 2012.
To view article by Retired Col. Chuck Allen click here!
The William A. Bachman Scholarship Fund was recently established in honor of Bill Bachman retirement from the position of Chief Operating Officer at Bingham McCutchen. The scholarship will benefit the U.S. Military Academy Fallen Graduates Memorial Scholarship Endowment. Through donations to this endowment, the U.S. Military Academy Association of Graduates will make funds available to applicants for support, and eligible children will be able to seek aid from the endowment during each year that they are receiving post-secondary education.
For more information on the scholarship, please contact Catherine Curtin, Bingham McCutchen LLP, Director of Community Affairs, at email@example.com.
The Boeing Company affirmed its commitment to veterans and the military personnel in the Puget Sound region with five grants totaling $365,000.00, as announced on November 9, 2012. Boeing and its employees are deeply committed to supporting our nation military personnel, veterans and their families. We recognized that service in defense of a nation is an enduring mission, said Liz Warman, director of Boeing Global Corporate Citizenship for the Northwest Region.
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Bingham McCutchen LLP announced the appointment of L. Tracee Whitley as its new Chief Operating Officer, effective July 1, 2012. Whitley, most recently Deputy Chief Operating Officer, succeeds William A. Bachman, COO since 1989, now appointed as the firm Executive Director, Partner Leadership Development. Mr. Bachman will also serve as an Adjunct Faculty Member at Boston University School of Management.
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EDRT Member, Frances Hesselbein, completed her term as the Class of 1951 Chair for the Study of Leadership at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point.
In 2009, the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY appointed Ms. Frances Hesselbein, CEO and President of Leader to Leader Institute, as the Class of 1951 Chair for the Study of Leadership.
Throughout the duration of her term, Mrs. Hesselbein traveled to West Point on a monthly basis to meet with the cadets. She provided them with great support and opportunities to meet world renowned leaders such as Lloyd Austin and Marshall Goldsmith. Although Mrs. Hesselbein has completed her 2 year tenure as the Class of 1951 Chair, West Point officials and directors are confident in her continuous assistance and support to not only the West Point Military Academy but also the young men and women graduates who are bound to be the future leaders of our nation.
According to Mrs. Hesselbein, “West Point has my total commitment to making the greatest contribution in a unique and significant way to cadet development.” “I know of no American whose entire life more genuinely reflects the values of “Duty, Honor, Country,”
Click here to view press release announcing her appointment.