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march, 2016

11mar11:30 am1:00 pmEvent OverLunch With Workplace Fairness - Hunkering down and cutting back -- where is the fairness?Featuring Wilma Slenders – Transcend Management

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Economic downturns often create contentious situations in organizations. Companies are required to hunker down, cut back, and become more efficient, which requires serious and impactful choices. When those decisions apply to the entire organization, it seems fair and equitable as everyone is impacted and all are treated in the same way. But, what happens when this is not the case? For example, in one part of the company, budgets are severely cut and people laid off, while in another part of the company, budgets are increased and additional people are being hired. Sound implausible? It’s not! This is what some companies in our city are currently experiencing – the inequity of an economic crisis.

What does this mean for HR and other leaders in the organization? How can leaders understand, support, explain and manage within this environment?

Join us with Dr. Wilma Slenders as she discusses the turmoil that is created when there is real, or perceived, inequity in companies and how leaders can step up to this challenge.

Wilma Slenders, PhD is the President and Founder of Transcend Management Advisors Inc. She is a highly skilled leadership consultant, executive coach and strategic advisor with a proven record of success in helping leaders transform themselves and their organizations. A change catalyst, Wilma challenges leaders to break through the status quo to transcend to higher levels of performance. Recognized by clients for her pragmatic, business results focus, she asks provocative questions challenging her clients’ usual perspectives, leading to new possibilities and opportunities.

Wilma has a Masters degree in Management and a doctorate in Leadership. Her blend of academic background with studies in executive coaching, trust, advising, and leadership, combined with over 25 years’ business and consulting experience, gives her with a unique perspective on the business world and the challenges that leaders face. Her leading edge research, exploring CEOs and their trusted advisor relationships, provides insights that she applies to leaders at all levels of the organization.

Wilma’s clients are mid-to-senior leaders in energy (utilities, oil and gas, and related industries), manufacturing, professional services, and quasi-governmental organizations, who want to perform better, grow faster, and achieve more.

Cost: $40 – includes Tip & GST, payable at restaurant

We welcome all interested employers, employees, HR professionals, team leaders, business leaders, project managers, change managers, coaches and others to join us! Complimentary parking in rear.


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Don RutherfordJulianne RohelZakeana ReidLaura NiergarthCameron Barnes

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Living Room Restaurant

514 - 17th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB