Program Slides

2016 – 2017 Slides  

We will post presentations from our meetings within a week after the event.  Some content may be withheld by request of the speakers.

May 2017

Dan Putka, Principal Staff Scientist, HumRRO
Big Data Myth-busters: Benefiting from Big Data Analytic Methods with Small Data

March 21, 2017

Mark J. Girouard, Employment Attorney at Nilan Johnson Lewis and Jim Matchen, Director of Talent Management, Target.
Pre-employment Selection in an Era of Enhanced Risk

January 17, 2017

David W. Jamieson, PhD, Professor, Organization Development & Change, University of St Thomas
“Why is Organization Change So Difficult? And What Can We Do About That?”

November 15, 2016

Robert Eichinger, former Vice Chair, Korn Ferry Institute
How do Individuals and Organizations Ignore Good Advice and How to Turn Evidence into Action.

September 13, 2016

Tracy Kantrowitz, Ph.D., CEB.
Intersection of Research and Trending Topics in I/O

2015 – 2016 Slides  

May 17, 2016

Speaker: Nathan R. Kuncel, Marvin D. Dunnette Distinguished Professor at University of Minnesota
Topic: Validation:  We Are Doing It Wrong
Slides: Validation:  We Are Doing It Wrong

March 15th, 2016
Speakers:  John Steele (Best Buy), Joe Colihan (IBM), and Valerie Brophy (IBM)
Topic:  HR Analytics (R)eVolution Panel:  Challenges and Opportunities for I-O Practitioners
Slides:  HR Analytics (R)eVolution Panel:  Challenges and Opportunities for I-O Practitioners

February 17th, 2016
Speaker: Robert Eichinger, Ph.D., Retired CEO and Co-founder of Lominger Limited, Inc. and Vice-chairman of the KornFerry institute.  Currently COO of TeamTelligent.
Topic: What’s Next in Training, Development and Coaching of Leaders?  My bet is on NeuroLeadership
Slides: What’s Next in Training, Development and Coaching of Leaders?  My bet is on NeuroLeadership.

January 19th, 2016
Speakers: Roxanne Laczo (Cargill), Darlene Weiss (Medtronic) and Ann McLay Taylor (Land O’Lakes)
Topic: As the pendulum swings on performance management, what does the evidence say?
Slides: Cargill SlidesLand O’Lake Slides

September 29th, 2015
Speaker: Keith Caver
Topic: X-Box Meets In-Box:  The Future is Upon Us in Assessment Center Technology
Slides: X-Box Meets In-Box: The Future is Upon Us in Assessment Center Technology

2014-2015 Slides

September 16th, 2014
Speaker: Paul Sackett
Topic: What’s New in the I/O Testing and Assessment Literature That’s Important for Practitioners?
Slides: What’s New in the I/O Testing and Assessment Literature That’s Important for Practitioners?

October 21st, 2014
Speaker: Paul Bly
Topic: Better me than you: 6 mistakes I’ve made and how you can avoid them
Slides: Better me than you: 6 mistakes I’ve made and how you can avoid them

November 18, 2014
Speaker: Joy Hazucha
Topic: Women in Leadership: How is that glass ceiling coming?
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January 20, 2015
Speaker: Kevin Louiselle
Topic: Leadership Pipeline Strategy
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March 17, 2015
Speaker: John Kulas and Mana Komai
Topic: Experimental Economics meets Applied Psychology; Collaboration and Conflict (Perspectives from 2 professionals)
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May 19, 2015
Speaker: Robert Hogan
Topic: The Psychology of Good Judgment
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2013-2014 Slides

April 15 2014
Speakers: Kevin Nilan, 3M; Mike Benson, Johnson & Johnson; Ron Page, Assessment Associates Int’l; Brodie Gregory, CEB/PDRI
Topic: 360-Degree Assessment Forum
Sponsor: MDA Leadership Consulting, 3M
Slides: 360 Leadership Assessment
Pay for Performance
360 Reports That Drive Development Action
Johnson and Johnson New 360 Feedback Program

March 18, 2014
Speaker: Kyle Lundby, Global Aspect Human Capital Advisors
Topic: Cultural Agility
Sponsor: Global Aspect Human Capital Advisors and Modern Survey
Slides: Leadership Essentials – And Other Practical Thoughts About Working in a Global Environment

February 19, 2014
Speaker: Doug Reynolds, PhD, SVP of Assessment Technology, Development Dimensions International (DDI)
Topic: Big Data and Assessment: Using Assessment and Technology to Run Better Organizations
Sponsor: Minnesota State University Mankato and DDI
Slides: Big Data and Talent Management: Using assessment and technology to run better organizations

January 21, 2014
Speaker: Stephanie Klein, CEB’s SHL Talent Measurement Solutions
Topic: Social Responsibility in Organizations: How Applied Psychologists can Contribute
Sponsor: CEB and HumRRO
Slides: Social Responsibility in Organizations:How Applied Psychologists can Contribute

November 19, 2013
Speakers: Kshanika Anthony/Tracy Platt, Medtronic
Topic: Culture Shift: Medtronic Traits Design & Deployment
Sponsors: SKS Consulting Psychologists and Medtronic
Slides: Medtronic MDT Traits

October 15, 2013
Speakers: David Jones, HirePayoff; Leaetta Hough, HirePayoff; Don MacPherson, Modern Survey; Brandon Sullivan, University of Minnesota; Jodi Simco, Hay Group
Topic: Employee Engagement Forum
Sponsor: University of Minnesota, Office of Human Resources and Hay Group
Leaetta Hough and David Jones

Don MacPherson

Brandon Sullivan and Jodi Simco

September 17, 2013
Speaker: Dr. Jack Wiley
Topic: “Inspire, Respect and Reward: a New Crowd-Sourced Model of Leadership Effectiveness”
Sponsor: Kenexa, an IBM Company
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2012-13 Slides

May 21, 2013
Speaker: Robert Hogan, President (Hogan Assessment Systems)
Topic: Personality, Leadership, and Organizational Effectiveness
Sponsor: Questar
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March 26, 2013
Speaker: Nathan Kuncel, Marvin D. Dunnette Distinguished Professor of I/O Psychology (University of Minnesota)
Topic: Double Feature! Slaying the Assessment Center Construct Validity Dragon -and- Clash of the Critical Thinking Titans
Sponsor: Leadership Transitions
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January 15, 2013
Speakers: Michael Cullen, Sr. Scientist (HumRRO) and Cheryl Paullin, Director, Private Sector Talent Management (HumRRO)
Topic: Innovations in Situational Judgment Test Development and Delivery
Sponsors: Qualtrics
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November 13, 2012
Speaker: Cindy McCauley, Sr. Fellow (CCL)
Topic: 70-20-10: From Research to Rules to Real-World Practices
Sponsors: CCL and Minnesota State University – Mankato
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October 16, 2012
Speakers: Sharon Arad, Director, Assessment, Coaching, Engagement, & Performance Management (Cargill), Roxanne Laczo, Global Employee Experience and Performance Management Lead (Cargill) and Rose Hanson, Director, Leadership and Organizational Consulting (PDRI)
Topic: Performance Management
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September 18, 2012
Speaker: Nick Nyhus, VP Talent Management and Development (Ameriprise)
Topic: Peer Learning Groups in Action
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Previous Slides

Leatta Hough
Innovation & Creativity: Climate is important…but don’t forget selection
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September 20, 2010

Kevin Nilan – Manager, Measurement , 3M
Addressing Organizational Fixation with Fads
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