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SIOP 2008 Preconference Workshops

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

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1. Doing Competencies Well in Applied Settings. Michael A. Campion, Purdue University; Alexis A. Fink, Microsoft Corporation; Brian J. Ruggeberg, Aon Talent Solutions Consulting. Coordinator: Margaret Barton, U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

2. Making Mergers and Acquisitions Work: The Basics and Beyond. Mitchell Lee Marks, San Francisco State University and JoiningForces.org. Coordinator: Linda Carr, Sun Micro Systems.

3.   Creating a Compelling Offer: Aligning Your Employee Value Proposition to Key Talent Segments. Anthony McBride, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.; Maria Amato, CLC Solutions. Coordinator: Robin Cohen, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.

4. Closing the Business Acumen Gap: Moving From an HR Expert to an Impactful Business Partner. Adam Ortiz, Executive Development Consulting; Jeff Smith, Barclays Global Investors. Coordinator: Shane Douthitt, Morehead Associates.

5. Using Technology to Enhance Assessment and Development Programs. Deborah E. Rupp, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Coordinator: Barbara Fritzsche, University of Central Florida.

6. Qualitative Research Methods. David Fetterman, Stanford University. Coordinator: Tom Giberson, Oakland University.

7. Building and Managing Effective E-Learning Systems: How to Build a World-Class Technology-Based Training System in Which Employees Really Learn. Kurt Kraiger, Colorado State University; Kenneth G. Brown, University of Iowa. Coordinator: Joan Gutkowski, KPMG.  

8. Global Knowledge and Skills for Industrial-Organizational Psychology. Keith James, Portland State University; Jose M Péiro, University of Valencia; Mo Wang, Portland State University. Coordinator: John Howes, Nike.  

9. It’s All About the Fundamentals! Staying Statistically Savvy in a Point-and-Click World. Rod A. McCloy, Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO). Coordinator: S. Mort McPhail, Valtera Corporation.

10. Leading an Ethical Culture in Organizations: How I-O Psychologists Can Help. Charles E. Ruthford, The Boeing Company; Michael E. Brown, Penn State-Erie. Coordinator: Liberty Munson, Microsoft Corporation.

11. The Impending Workforce Crisis: What I-O Psychologists Can Do About It. Wayne Cascio, University of Colorado; Peter Cappelli, University of Pennsylvania. Coordinator: Debra Drenth Setzer, Franklin Templeton Investments.

12. EEO Update: Adding, Deleting, or Altering Selection Instruments Required, Permitted, or Prohibited? Keith M. Pyburn, Jr., Fisher and Phillips, LLP; John A. Weiner, PSI Services Inc. Coordinator: Bill Sipe, Mercer HR Consulting.

13. Performance Testing: A New Frontier for I-O Psychologists. Deirdre J. Knapp, Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO); David J. Pucel, Performance Training Systems, Inc. and the University of Minnesota. Coordinator: Bill Strickland, Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO).

14. Executive Talent Management: Creating and Implementing Practices That Drive Business Results. Pradnya Parasher, Microsoft Corporation; Suzan L. McDaniel, Bristol-Myers Squibb. Coordinator: Deborah L. Whetzel, U.S. Postal Service.

15. From Scientific Progress to Improved Practice: A Practitioner-Oriented Primer on Cutting-Edge I-O Research. Gilad Chen, University of Maryland; Joshua Sacco, Aon Consulting. Coordinator: Kate Zimberg, Microsoft Corporation.


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