CHAPTER MEETING: Constructive Disruption: Moving Up In The HR Value Chain

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21 Jun 2012 07:30 AM 09:00 AM Washington Athletic Club
1325 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
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Constructive Disruption:  Moving Up in the HR Value Chain

Approved for 1 Strategic HRCI credit
In this session, you’ll learn evidence-based principles for creating better business value through strategic HR.  For their organizations to drive significant, sustainable change, HR leaders will need to engage in constructive disruption.  In this session we’ll examine the necessary frameworks and required analytics to build HR strategy – while inspiring passionate purpose.   When this is done well, HR wins, employees win, and the company wins.
  • Pinpoint their personal role in the HR value chain and plan for improving effectiveness 
  • Ask the challenging questions to optimize HR delivery
  • Constructive Disruption:  Moving Up In The HR Value Chain 
Presenter:  Carol Butterfield, Account Director at Towers Watson
Carol Butterfield brings over 30 years experience developing solutions to complex workforce issues in dynamic environments. In her role as account director, she connects Towers Watson’s deep talent pool with relevant intellectual capital to help clients effect organizational change.
She is technically grounded across a broad array of HR disciplines and has been recognized for taking on unique assignments that cross over these areas. Corporate transactions have been a hallmark of her career; her first in 1983 carrying out a court order to decouple jointly operating media outlets. As a corporate leader and later, as a consultant, Carol has proven her ability to build value through constructive disruption.
A highly-rated presenter and thought leader, Carol speaks provocatively on HR topics to varied audiences including return engagements with Financial Executives International, Society for Human Resource Management, Employee Benefits Research Institute, and Washington CEO. She is skillful in moderating senior-level decision-making and facilitating commitment to new directions.
Carol has been privileged to work with a variety of Towers Watson clients including Accenture, the Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers, Genentech, Microsoft, Providence Health & Services, Washington Group International, and Weyerhaeuser. Before joining the company, Carol led HR teams in the manufacturing, real estate and utility sectors, most recently as CHRO of Washington Energy Company.
She earned a B.A. in American Culture Studies from the University of California and a B.A. in Journalism from California State University.
Carol serves on the board of the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce Urban Enterprise Center and is past President of the Society for Human Resources Management, Seattle Chapter. She is a participating member of the International Association of Business Communicators, World @ Work, and the local HRPS affiliate, Northwest HR Strategic Forum. 
WHEN: Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 7:30AM to 9:00AM
(Registration at 7:15AM)
WHERE: Washington Athletic Club
1325 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA
Seattle SHRM Member:  $35.00
Non-member:   $45.00
Student:    $20.00
*A student meets the following criteria: enrolled in the equivalent of at least six (6) credit hours per term in a degree seeking program AND;  Coursework, taken or planned, supports an interest in Human Resource Management.
*Price includes meal. 
Registration ends on June 18th at 5:00 pm. Walk-in registrants may be charged more at the door.
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