Connecting the Dots: Integrating Baldrige with HR Best Practices

Thursday, June 01, 2017 7:30 AM to 9:15 AM
Approved for 1.25 SHRM and HRCI Credits
Speaker(s): Kenneth R. Cohen, PhD and Robert Bitner



NEW DATE
Connecting the Dots: Integrating Baldrige with HR Best Practices

June Breakfast
Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 7:30 AM

Kenneth R. Cohen, PhD - Founder/CEO, The Synergy Organization & 
Robert Bitner - Executive Director- Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE)


This  presentation will provide Human Resources leaders with an introduction to the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE), a newly-formed regional Baldrige-based Awards program serving Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.  MAAPE is one of 34 Baldrige-based state and regional programs serving organizations from all sectors including Manufacturing, Non-Profits, Service, Small Business, Education and Healthcare. 

The Baldrige Criteria are a proven performance excellence model based on validated management practices. Attendees will learn how thousands of organizations across the country are using the Baldrige Framework to improve their performance and outcomes, including productivity, workforce engagement, competitiveness, and customer and stakeholder satisfaction. Workforce is one of the 7 categories in the Baldrige Criteria. This category asks key questions like:

       How do you build an effective and supportive workforce environment?

       How do you engage your workforce to achieve a high-performance work environment?

In addition to sharing key findings from extensive research, Dr. Cohen will share several best practices from Baldrige award recipient organizations around recruiting, hiring, and retaining new workforce members.


SPEAKERS:
Kenneth R. Cohen, PhD is the Founder and CEO of The Synergy Organization, the country's first Evidence-Based Executive Search and Assessments firm. Applying over 30 years of practical experiences and expertise as a Psychologist, he has helped many nationally recognized senior executives and their organizations to use proven, Evidence-Based Best Practices (including proprietary psychological testing and the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program criteria) as cost-effective, value-added components of their Executive Recruitment, Selection, Development, Retention and Succession Planning initiatives.  
 

As part of his commitment to achieving World-Class results, Dr. Cohen has been actively involved with the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program for several years.  He is proud to serve as the Founding Sponsor of the Harry S. Hertz Leadership Award (HSHLA) in collaboration with the Malcolm Baldrige Foundation.  Dr. Cohen recently became a Board Member of the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE), a 501c(3) nonprofit corporation that helps organizations improve their performance and outcomes, including productivity, workforce engagement, competitiveness, and customer and stakeholder satisfaction through the application of the Baldrige Criteria.

Dr. Cohen earned both his Masters and PhD as a Psychologist with Distinction honors at Temple University.  He graduated from Dickinson College with a Bachelorís Degree in Psychology.

Robert Bitner is the Executive Director for the newly formed Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE), a Baldrige-based Awards Program that serves Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. MAAPE was formerly the Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence, a Baldrige-based Awards Program that served Pennsylvania for more than 10 years. MAAPE is a 501c(3) nonprofit corporation that helps organizations from all sectors to improve their performance and outcomes, including productivity, workforce engagement, competitiveness, and customer and stakeholder satisfaction. Bob has served as Executive Director since January 2011.
Bob has been actively involved with the larger Baldrige community for more than twenty years serving in a variety of corporate, state, and local Baldrige-based programs


 
Both GVFHRA Members and Non-Members are invited to this event.

  

Location
Crowne Plaza
King of Prussia PA 19406
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