Chapter Events

We have many opportunities for members, students, and guests to hear about emerging trends in the industry, engage in learning activities and discussions, and network with peers throughout the year.

 

The monthly meeting location is Rothchild's Catering and Conference Center, located at 8807 Kingston Pike, Knoxville. Networking and lunch begin at 11:30, and the presentation starts promptly at noon.


Click on an event title for more details and to register.

Upcoming events

    • 03/16/2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Rothchild Catering & Conference Center; 8807 Kingston Pike, Knoxville
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    Conflict at Work: A Workshop in Relational Development

    Presented By: Dr. Stacy Myers

    Founder and President, Advanced Management, Inc.


    Networking and lunch: 11:30am

    Program:  12:00pm - 1:00pm


    Conflict/bullying in the workplace is expanding at an alarming pace. During the past five years, workplace violence has risen 850%. 


    This short presentation will help clarify what is meant by violence and bullying in the workplace, identify 9+ factors that promote conflict at work, and provide at least one model for dealing with conflict at work. 


    As our culture evolves to a more confrontational model, the skills and processes necessary to address and resolve differences are essential.



    SPEAKER BIO: 

    Stacy Myers is the founder and president of Advanced Management, Inc., a company that provides services which make business and manufacturing processes more profitable by managing a company's human resources more effectively. Before entering the corporate world, he was a Professor at Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois and the Coordinator of Graduate Studies in Communication at Morehead State University in Kentucky.


    After his academic tenure, Dr. Myers joined A. E. Staley Corporation in Decatur, Illinois. While at Staley, Dr. Myers managed the corporate training effort and the selection and development of new college graduates for management training positions. During his time at Staley, he implemented a Performance Evaluation System with Staley Research and Development and a Career Development Program for the entire corporation.


    Subsequently, Dr. Myers accepted the position of Human Resource Development Manager for Martin Marietta (now Lockheed Martin) Energy Systems in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. During his four years at Martin Marietta, he designed and managed the implementation of an Employee Climate Survey, served on the implementation team for the Positive Discipline Process, and designed and implemented a Performance Evaluation System. During his last year at MMES he was appointed the primary consultant to management for an organizational analysis project resulting in considerable savings for the corporation's operational budget.


    Dr. Myers has instructed courses in: Team Building, Leadership, Interpersonal Communication, Problem Solving/Decision Making, three different levels of Management Development, Performance Planning and Review, Career Development, all aspects of Total Quality/Employee Involvement, and numerous specific skill-based courses for supervisors and employees. Dr. Myers is certified to instruct courses by Kepner-Tregoe, Blessing and White, Zenger Miller, and an authorized distributor for Wiley Publishing Company.


    Dr. Myers has served as a consultant and/or facilitator to over a hundred of the Fortune 500 companies including General Electric, John Deere, Consolidated Edison, Tennessee Valley Authority, Toyota, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Lockheed Martin. He has served as Chairman of the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce, and on the Boards of the East Tennessee Economic Council, Technology 2020, Knoxville Area Chamber Partnership, and the East Tennessee Economic Development Association.


    He is very active professionally in the Association for Talent Development, the International Coaching Federation and the Society for Human Resource Management. He is a native of Sparta (White County), Tennessee, is married to Patricia Tanis Myers and has two daughters (Kristin & Amy) and two grandsons (Zachary & Elijah). He is a graduate of David Lipscomb College (B.A.), Murray State University (M.A.), and Southern Illinois University (Ph.D.).

     


        

    Networking and lunch will be available starting at 11:30am, and the program begins promptly at 12:00pm. Let us know of any dietary restrictions upon check-in at the registration desk.

                


    Cancellation requests/refunds will be honored within 48 hours notice if paid in advance. Payment will be due for no-shows.


    Location


    Rothchild's | 8807 Kingston Pike | Knoxville, TN

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