Teamwork in a Changing Workplace8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Teamwork in a Changing Workplace
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 8:30am to 12:00pm 220 Scovell Hall - Suite 1Instructor Robert Hays
Why bother with teamwork? After all, isn't it simpler to just do your job and not worry about what anyone else is doing? During this workshop we will explore just why working together as a team is so important to the success of the University as well as your personal success.
By the end of the session, you will be able to:
Understand why change happens.
Understand who is responsible for change.
Deal with the four phases of change.
Examine behaviors that are obstacles to change.
Understand why teams have become so important to American companies.
Demonstrate your understanding of the four stages of team development.
Understand how to deal with challenges to your team's communication.
Understand how to cope with conflicts in your team.
Choose to take the initiative through supporting the team.
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm 220 Scovell Hall - Suite 2Instructor Tommy Leach
This course will provide Supervisors with an understanding of the University of Kentucky's commitment to Diversity and how to handle issues that may arise in their department. In order to understand diversity, it is important to understand how individuals are different. In order to build and sustain trust in the workplace, we must move beyond the fear of not knowing what to expect to create an environment that expects and encourages the greatest contribution from all employees.
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm 220 Scovell Hall - Suite 1Instructor Michelle Jones
Generations in the Workplace is a half-day workshop that describes the characteristics, values, and motivations of the four generations in the workplace. This workshop will identify how each generation defines success and will investigate the differences that impact communication and relationships in the work environment.
During this workshop we will:
Define the four generations and their workplace characteristics
Identify the common drivers and value systems of each generation and how those drivers and values affect motivation and behavior in the workplace
Illustrate generation-based workplace conflicts
Describe how each generation defines success and understand how the differences affect communication and relationships in the workplace