Strategic Relationship Management: The Breakthrough HR Competency

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: Gain a greater ability to influence behavior and overcome resistance in your organization by learning strategic relationship management.
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The most effective HR leaders understand the importance of alliances in influencing behavior and overcoming resistance. Learn about social capital -- the value that exists or can be created through a relationship between two people -- and the impact it has on the execution of great HR. You will gain an understanding of the science behind how and why relationships form and develop which will help you recognize how to position yourself more effectively within your organization and community to help you build powerful influence and drive results. You will also get a list of powerful approaches to developing social capital called the “Six Laws of Social Gravity,” which are simple and can be applied immediately for professional and personal success.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 17, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Joe Gerstandt


Joe Gerstandt brings greater clarity, action, and impact to organizational diversity and inclusion efforts.

Joe has worked with Fortune 100 corporations, small non-profits, and everything in between. He speaks at numerous conferences and summits, and blogs at He is a featured contributor for the Workforce Diversity Network Expert Forum and his insights have been published in Diversity Executive, HR Executive, and numerous other print and on-line journals.

A strong advocate for resetting the diversity and inclusion conversation, Joe sees these issues as poorly understood and often misunderstood.

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Credit Type: 
Business Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Relationship Management
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