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Companies with Female Leaders Have Higher Returns on  Equity
A study that examined more than 4,200 companies between December 2009 and August 2015, is in sync with a September 2014 report from Credit Suisse that also found a link between companies with more female executives and higher returns on equity—as well as higher valuations, stronger stock performance and higher payouts of dividends.


Transformational Leaders Will Rule 21st Century
Effective leadership is the most critical factor for organizational success in the 21st century, and the old pyramid structure won’t suffice, according to Sheri Nasim, president and CEO of the San Diego-based Center for Executive Excellence. Companies that want to continue to grow need to embrace transformational leadership, she said during a presentation at the recent The Future of Work conference.




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Developing Women for Leadership Roles
Available for on-demand viewing through March 2016.
This presentation by Shirley Davis will offer lessons in leadership and a framework for how women can navigate their way up and across the organization to better position themselves for success in senior and executive level roles.

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Repurposing HR: From a Cost Center to a Business Accelerator
is about a major paradigm shift for the HR profession. By breaking down organizational silos and using a process to generate and foster collective thinking, HR can shift the paradigm from developing programs, policies, and processes to improving the performance and productivity of the workforce.



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2016 Talent Management Conference
April 10-20, 2016 | Orlando, Fla.

2016 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition
June 19-22, 2016 | Washington, D.C.