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Managing in the #TimesUp and #MeToo Era: Confronting Bad Behavior in the Workplace

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Professional Development

Thu, 26 Apr 2018

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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The Boston College Club (Grille Room)

36th floor, 100 Federal Street, Boston, MA 02210, United States

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The Yale School of Management's alumni chapter in Boston, YaleWomen-Boston, and YaleBoston invite you to take part in a timely and highly interactive panel discussion on confronting workplace misconduct.

"Workplace culture" used to mean white shirts, dresses, and occasional casual Fridays. Now the "toxic" version refers to behaviors at work which can result in sensational headlines revealing details of bias, discrimination, bullying, harassment, sexual misconduct, and legal action. The pressure on leaders of organizations of all kinds to deal quickly and forcefully with workplace misconduct is greater than ever. What causes bad behaviors? How should leaders respond? What can organizations do to regain the trust of their stakeholders? Are you prepared to handle these difficult situations in your workplace?

 

When: Thursday, April 26, 2018, 6:00PM 8:30PM
Where: The Boston College Club Grille Room, 36th floor, 100 Federal Street, Boston

Cost: Free – includes two free beverages and light hors d'ouevres. Dress is business casual
 

Event Schedule
6:00PM - 6:45PM Check-in and Reception
6:45PM - 7:00PM Introductions
7:00PM - 7:45PM Panel Discussion

7:45PM - 8:15PM Panel & Audience Q&A
8:15PM - 8:30PM Followup networking

 

Venue, Transit and Parking Information

The Boston College Club Grille Room is on the 36th floor of 100 Federal Street at the corner of Federal and Franklin streets opposite Post Office Square in the heart of Boston’s Financial District.

Nearest transit stops include South Station, Downtown Crossing and State Street T stations along with the Federal & Franklin bus stops.

Limited free parking is avaiable onsite. If you plan to utilize this service please register indicating this. If additional attendees will be carpooling with you please select the "Registration (without parking)" for their tickets as they won't need a parking spot. 
 

This event sponsored by:

  • Yale School of Management Alumni Association, Boston Chapter and SOM Alumni Relations
  • YaleWomen-Boston
  • The Yale Club of Boston – YaleBoston

Questions? Contact Stephen Kelleher SOM '99
 

The Boston College Club proudly announces a partnership with YaleBoston in offering exclusive membership opportunities to members of YaleBoston...Significantly reduced initiation fee of just $20 and regular alumni events. Reach out to membership director Shannon McQuarry for a tour or  more information 627-951-0978 Shannon.mcquarry@clubcorp.com

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The Boston College Club (Grille Room)

36th floor, 100 Federal Street, Boston, MA 02210, United States

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Anne Benning '83 YC

Organizer

YaleWomen-Boston

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Greg Collins '89

Chair of Yale SOM Boston chapter

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Dr. Marcy Crary

Marcy Crary is an associate professor of management at Bentley University. She has a B.A. from Harvard University (1972) and a PhD in organizational behavior from Case Western University (1982) in Cleveland, Ohio. She is a graduate of the Three-year Post-Graduate Training Program of Gestalt Institute of Cleveland.

Her teaching, writing, and research interests revolve around diversity pedagogy, dynamics in cross-identity work relationships, and transitions in the “third phase” of life. She has been active in the development and support of Bentley’s diversity and inclusion initiatives over the last 30 years, and has presented workshops and papers about classroom and institutional diversity challenges at numerous national conferences.

She participated in the creation of the Business School Collaborative to support attracting and retaining faculty of color to Massachusetts’ universities. Her most recent research explores themes from interviews with 24 white professionals about how they develop useful strategies and perspectives for more authentic engagement in their cross-race work relationships.

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Dr. Marion McCollom Hampton '82

Marion McCollom Hampton is a co-founder and Senior Partner at BanyanGlobal. She has been a leader in the family business field for more than 25 years and is a co-author of a foundational work in the field, Generation to Generation: Life Cycles of the Family Business. In 2013, she received the Richard Beckhard Award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the field of family business.

Marion draws on her deep background in organizational psychology to help family owners to focus on relational and governance issues that must be addressed to ensure business continuity from generation to generation.

Before immersing herself in advisory work, Marion was a professor in the Organizational Behavior department of Boston University’s School of Management, during which time she published a number of articles on the structure and dynamics of family-owned business. She has served clients and run educational programs for business families in Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East, as well as in the United States.

She received an AB from Harvard University, a Masters of Management from the Yale School of Management, and a Ph.D. in organizational behavior, with Distinction, from Yale University. She is a member of the Kaw/Kanza tribe of Oklahoma.

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Suzanne W. King

An experienced management-side employment lawyer, Suzanne King counsels employers on a wide range of employment practices, including: hiring, managing employee performance and discipline, terminations, reductions in force, complaints about sexual and other harassment, reasonable accommodations under the ADA, leave under the FMLA and various state laws, wage and hour practices, including employee classification issues and pay equity, and data privacy and security. Suzanne also has extensive experience drafting a variety of employment agreements as well as employee handbooks, individual policies, and offer letters.

Suzanne regularly trains HR professionals and managers on a full range of employment law issues, including sexual harassment and FMLA and ADA procedures. Twice a year, Suzanne offers Managing Employees 101, a half-day program for supervisors and managers that includes the ten things every manager and supervisor should know about employment law as well as practical tools for managing employee performance.

Suzanne has conducted numerous workplace investigations in response to employee complaints of harassment, discrimination, and/or retaliation as well as workplace injuries and/or safety violations.

Prior to joining Pierce Atwood in 2015, Suzanne was a partner in a small firm specializing in employment and education law. Prior to that, Suzanne was in-house employment counsel at a multistate energy company.

She received a B.A from Hamilton College (1985) and a J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law (1990).

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Kevin Lake '86

Now mostly retired, Kevin Lake is a manager and consultant with over 40 years of experience in developing and implementing approaches to organizational performance and change.

As national practice leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Organizational Strategy practice, he led client engagements in, and presented at regional and national conferences on, strategic organizational design and intentional culture change.

As a manager, he has been vice president and member of the top management committees of three publicly traded companies. In the last of these, he joined his favorite client as one of six officers who turned the company around, tripled sales and increased market value by over 600%, creating the world’s largest MRI components and accessories business.

During the 14 years prior to going to business school, Mr. Lake held top management positions in three not-for-profit organizations, with full general management responsibility reporting to boards of directors. He was also an assistant professor of psychiatry and clinical training supervisor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Mr. Lake is a trustee and secretary of the board of Cooley Dickinson Hospital (a part of Mass General Hospital), Chair of the Northampton Conservation Commission and is active with the United Way and other local organizations.

He holds an MBA from Yale and a BA and MSW from Boston University.