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    Managing Impressions: Navigating the Workplace from a Race and Gender Perspective

    Date: March 22, 2018, 8:30am – 12:00pm
    Linn-Benton Employers Partnership for Diversity
    Children’s Farm Home (Chapel) 4455 NE Hwy 20
    Corvallis, OR 97330
    MHRA Members: $25 Non-Members: $50
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    Deadline for Registration is March 2, 2018

    This workshop is designed with the following learning/ experiential outcomes in mind.  Participants will:

    • Learn how firms use specific organizational impression management strategies to facilitate more diverse recruitment by effectively communicating that they are truly an equal opportunity employer (i.e., fair and inclusive) to prospective female and minority applicants.
    • Discuss how female and minority employees use specific impression management strategies (on the job) when interacting with other organizational members to facilitate building positive relationships in a diverse organizational setting.
    • Discuss the impact of organization impression management tactics on corporate employment images during diversity recruitment efforts.

    About the Presenter:

    Dr. Lawrence Houston III earned his Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University. His research focuses primarily on relationships in the workplace including leadership, diversity management, new employee onboarding, and professional image management. His research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (OBHDP), the Journal of Management, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Industrial and Organizational Psychology Perspectives on Science and Practice.

    Prior to pursuing his doctorate, he owned and operated a music recording studio in Memphis TN. He has over 25 years of work experience, which includes consulting for Fortune 1000 companies such as ServiceMaster, Oakley Inc., Development Dimensions International (DDI), PNC Financial Services, and PNC Bank Leadership Assessment Center.

    This workshop is pre-approved for 3 Credits HRCI and SHRM.

    Space is limited!!  


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