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Pre-Conference Workshops:
Thursday, April 29, 1999

Click on the blue link at the beginning of each workshop
for a complete description of the workshop.
  1. Corporate Renewal: How to Overcome Barriers to Alignment by Michael Beer, Harvard Business School. Coordinator: Karen B. Paul.
  2. Recognition: It Ain't About Money! Best Practices from Companies that Have Proven the Way They Treat Their People Will Change Their Business by Christine Postolos and Linda Simon, Pizza Hut. Coordinator: James Eyring.
  3. Process Consultation, Dialogue, and Organizational Culture: A Day with Ed Schein by Ed Schein, Sloan School of Management, MIT. Coordinator: Ed Kahn.
  4. Structural Equations Modeling: A Primer by Miguel A. Quiones, Rice University. Coordinator: Steve Wunder.
  5. Here to Stay: Implementing Selection Programs That Last by Sally Hartmann, Sears, and Don Moretti, Motorola. Coordinator: Rog Taylor.
  6. Marketing and Strategy for the I-O Psychologist by Donna L. Neumann and Joanne Provo, Personnel Decisions International (PDI). Coordinator: Blake Frank.
  7. Accounting and Finance for the I-O Psychologist by Peter M. Ramstad and Paul R. Bly, Personnel Decisions International (PDI). Coordinator: Blake Frank.
  8. Successful Succession Planning by Jeffrey J. McHenry, Microsoft Corporation, Brian M. Stern, Saville & Holdsworth, Ltd. and Patrick Pinto, Pinto Consulting Group. Coordinator: Alberto Galu.
  9. Demystifying Executive and Managerial Coaching by Skip Leonard and Marc Sokol, Personnel Decisions International (PDI). Coordinator: Kalen Pieper.
  10. Marrying People and Technology: Real World Stories, Lessons Learned, Assumptions Challenged by Chuck Bennett, Shell Services International, Alison Eyring, Caltex Petroleum Corporation, and Shari Reynolds, Cool Pages, Inc. Coordinator: Karla Stuebing.
  11. Recent Developments in Employment Litigation by Keith M. Pyburn, Jr., McCalla, Thompson, Pyburn, Hymowitz & Shapiro, LLP, and William W. Ruch, Psychological Services, Inc. Coordinator: Nancy Rotchford.
  12. Transporting Validity in the Real World by Nancy T. Tippins, GTE, S. Morton McPhail, Jeanneret & Associates, Inc., Calvin C. Hoffman, Sempra Energy, and Wade M. Gibson, Psychological Services, Inc. Coordinator: Wade Gibson.
  13. Creating and Managing Effective Work/Life Balance Policies and Programs for the 21st Century by Sara P. Weiner and E. Jeffrey Hill, IBM. Coordinator: Jack Kennedy.
  14. Building an I-O Consulting Practice by Vicki Vandaveer, The Vandaveer Group, and William J. Hickl, Mann, Frankfort, Stein, & Lipp. Coordinator: Joan Rentsch.
  15. Business and HRM Strategy: Aligning Policies and Making It Happen by Jack Militello, University of St. Thomas, and John Delery, University of Arkansas. Coordinator: Mick Sheppeck.
  16. Preparing for Employment Litigation and OFCCP Audits by Robert K. Spotswood, Bradley, Arant, Rose, and White, LPI, and Joan Haworth, Economic Research Services. Coordinator: Susan Walker.


Description of SIOP
Pre-Conference Workshops

Sponsored by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Inc.* and presented as part of the 14th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Inc.

Thursday, April 29, 1999
Atlanta Marriott Marquis



Angie McDermott (Chair), Dell Computer Corporation

James Eyring, Pizza Hut, Inc.

Blake Frank, University of Dallas

Alberto Galu, GTE Telephone Operations

Wade M. Gibson, Psychological Services, Inc.

Ed Kahn, Shell Oil Company

Jack Kennedy, Brecker & Merryman, Inc.

Karen Paul, 3M

Kalen Pieper, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Joan Rentsch, Wright State University

Nancy Rotchford, The Boeing Company

Mick Sheppeck, University of St. Thomas

Karla Stuebing, FDS Data Services, Inc.

Rogers Taylor, State Farm Insurance Companies

Susan Walker, Federal Express

Steve Wunder, The Kingwood Group, Inc.


*The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The APA-Approved Sponsor maintains responsibility for the program. Seven (7) hours of continuing education credit are awarded for participation in either one (1) full day Workshop or two (2) half-day Workshops.

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