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The Strategy Summit

The programme will be delivered by well-versed faculty and industry experts, using case studies, syndicate group discussions, and video sessions.

The Strategy Summit theme is: Bridging the Generational Gap – Creating High Performing Teams. Leaders are increasingly grappling with bridging performance gaps in their work forces. Problems arise from differing mindsets and communication styles. The friction is often aggravated by new technology and work patterns that mixes workers of different ages and behavioral competencies. As such managing top performance at senior management is a top-of-mind strategic issue for CEOs. The Strategy Summit 2014 will focus exclusively on this little-understood subject: Bridging the gap – creating authentic teams from diverse teams for high performance at work. Participants will be exposed to the latest thinking and research, and will understand the do’s and don’ts of engaging their talent across generations.

  • Creating Authentic Teams for High Performance
  • Reverse Mentoring
  • Managing Generational differences in the workplace
  • Unlocking the Mystery of High Performance
  • Managing across different functions

The program will be delivered by well-versed faculty and industry experts, using case studies, syndicate group discussions, and video sessions.

  • Skills for managing across business units, functions, borders
  • Awareness of the impact of differences in work values, behaviors and attitudes
  • Awareness of characteristics of each generation and their interaction
  • How to manage diverse workforces and build authentic teams
  • Understanding how to develop initiatives to ensure engagement
  • Bring greater productivity and success

Chief Executives, COOs, Heads of Departments.

Gladys Ogallo is the CEO and Founder of Virtual Human Resources Services Ltd. She holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA). She is trained and certified by SHL South Africa and PDA International. Both SHL and PDA International are global leaders in talent assessment solutions. These scientific systems are used in the international markets in analyzing jobs, evaluation, selection, performance management and development of people and teams at all levels and across all sectors.She has vast years experience in the ICT sector working with Africa Online as a Training & Development Manager in charge of 9 countries and later Head of Human Resource at UUNET (now MTN Business). Her rich 14-year career in managing Human Resources has seen her consult for leading African organizations across the continent where she deploys expertise in talent management, assessments, talent development, recruitment, selection, performance management and motivation. Gladys HR career has spanned several countries in Africa including Ghana, Cote d’ivoire, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Swaziland, Uganda, and Tanzania. She currently consults for the International Telecommunication Union, a UN body, among other international assignments. Gladys is a board member of several boards – both locally and internationally.

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