2010 Thought Leaders Retreat
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2010 Thought Leaders Retreat


Thank you 2010 sponsors!

Premier Sponsor: Jackson Lewis, LLP
Sustaining Sponsors: USAA and PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Contributing Sponsor: Metrus Group

Speaker Presentations
The following presentations were given at the SHRM Foundation Thought Leaders Retreat, October 5-6, 2010 in San Antonio Texas. To access, click on the presenter's name, and the presentations will open in either PowerPoint or pdf.

(Please note: some presenters asked that their materials NOT be posted, or they specified that a revised version of their presentation be posted.)

Tuesday, Oct. 5- DAY 1

Connecting HR with Business Where It Matters
Padma Thiruvengadam, Vice President-Operations, Pfizer Oncology    

Global Trends and Issues in Talent Management
Thomas Belker, SPHR, GPHR, Managing Director, Corporate Human Resources OBI Group Holding 
HongLing Jiang, Ph.D., Lecturer of Human Resource Studies, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University 
Harvey Rosenblum, Ph.D., EVP & Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas  

Social Capital:  The Missing Link in the Value Proposition for Talent
Karen Stephenson, Ph.D., Social Network Thought Leader, NetForm

For more information on Karen Stephenson's work, visit: http://www.netform.com/

The Impact of Organizational Strategy and Culture on Talent Strategy 
Steve Kerr, Ph.D., Executive Director, Jack Welch Management Institute
Dick Antoine, former Global Human Resources Officer, Procter & Gamble
Moderator: Anthony Rucci, Ph.D., Professor, The Ohio State University
No slides used.

Scaling Innovation
Shannon Deegan, Director of People Operations, Google 

Wednesday, Oct. 6- DAY 2

Developing Better Leaders Through NeuroLeadership
David Rock, Founder & CEO, Results Coaching  

For more information on David Rock's work, visit:

The Talent Value Proposition at USAA
Joe Robles, CEO, and Liz Conklyn, EVP, People Services, USAA
No slides used.

The India Way: How India's Top Business Leaders Are Revolutionizing Management
Peter Cappelli, Ph.D., George W. Taylor Professor of Management and director of the Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School
Hema Ravichandar, Strategic HR Advisor and former Global Head of HR, Infosys

Trusting Times- an article by Hema Ravichandar

Trust forms the basis for effective communication, retention of key talent, employee motivation, and in the “contribution of discretionary energy, the extra effort that people voluntarily invest in work.”

Sustaining Trust in Times of Change
Rich Floersch, EVP and Chief Human Resource Officer, McDonalds
Pat Nazemetz, Corporate Vice President and Chief Ethics Officer, Xerox