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When: 03/15/2017
Where: The College of St. Elizabeth / Annunciation Center / Flex Rooms / Lower Lobby
Two Convent Road
Morristown 07980
United States

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March Dinner Meeting: Great Business Teams – What does it Take & How Can HR Help Bring Them About?

March 15, 2017 - Cancelled due to weather!

The College of St. Elizabeth / Annunciation Center / Flex Rooms / Lower Lobby
Two Convent Road
Morristown, NJ 07980

This program is pending certification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and Professional Development Credits (PDC'S).

On-line pre-registration will end at 4:00pm on the Friday prior to the meeting. If you do not pre-register and pre-pay (via credit card) before this deadline and still wish to attend, we welcome you to "pay at the door” for an additional $15 fee. Remember, if you need to cancel for any reason, simply send a note to our registration team.


Members: $35

Members In-Transition: $20
Student Members: $20
Non-Members: $60
Volunteer Chairs: $20

2017 Registration Announcements:

CCM HR Certifications Students:
In  order to register at the student rate of $20, you must be a National SHRM student member and a registered student member of Morris County SHRM. Keep in mind that if you join SHRM National as a student, you can affiliate with Morris County SHRM and then register directly online yourself at the student rate.  If you’re unable to do this, you are considered a non-member, and the registration rate for non-members is $60.  

Meeting Cancellations and Credits:
·         There are no monetary refunds for meeting cancellations.  
·         Only two meeting credits allowed during September-July time frame.  
·         Meeting credits expire if not used within the next 3 meetings
·         Use of the credit must be provided to Registration by 4pm the Friday before the scheduled event the credit will be used for.
·        Should a credit be used and the individual be unable to make the meeting the credit is applied to, the credit cannot be used again.

Howard M Guttman is author of three critically acclaimed management books including Great Business Teams.  He is principal, Guttman Development Strategies, Inc.  A Consulting firm specializing in building horizontal, high performance teams, through an integrated approach that includes:  leadership development GDS has been ranked as a top Leadership Development consulting firm by Leadership Excellence Magazine, which also named him to its list of “Excellence 100 Thought Leaders”. GDS’s clients include Glaxo Smith Kline, Johnson & Johnson; Keurig Green Mountain, Mars Inc.; Pinnacle Foods Group; Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines’ and Walmart.

What separates standout teams regardless of type or level of accountability from the pack?  And how can they be replicated organization wide.

In this highly interactive session, renowned management consultant, Howard M. Guttman identifies the key drivers of performance success.  He draws on his firms consulting experience to share how teams can become great despite obstacles ranging from the leaders who don’t “get it” to team members who choose not to “get with” high performance behaviors. Join him to hear what lessons HR professionals can learn from their peers who have played major roles in accelerating higher levels of performance. 

Key questions this session addresses:

  • What key elements must HR ensure are in place to ratchet up horizontal high performance?
  • How can HR help teams to break through silo thinking manage conflict and redefine accountability?
  • How can HR help move from a leader centered team to a more dynamic team of leaders?


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