Hot on the heals of the SHRM 2022 Conference and Expo in New Orleans, today's episode features SHRM's Chief Knowledge Officer, Alexander Alonso, PhD SHRM-SCP.
As a subject matter expert in organizational psychology, Alex speaks from both a personal and professional perspective on team diversity being a source of strength.
SHRM's research has reported that stifling certain types of speech leads to knowledge silos and anxiety. The key, Alex explains to Bill Banham, is to equip leaders with the tools and information needed to engage in these conversations and build effective workplaces. And we discussed that in this episode.
Listen too, to learn about Alex's recent session at SHRM22 called “Talking Taboo: Making the Most of Polarizing Discussions at Work”.
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This episode was recorded a few days before #SHRM22
Btw, co-hosts Chris Bjorling and Bill Banham met lots of awesome HR pros, leaders and vendors at the SHRM Annual Conference and Expo. Many of whom, will be featured on the People and Performance show and the HRchat podcast over the coming months.
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Talking About Ways To Improve Company Culture and People Performance
The People and Performance Podcast is a show that dives into all things related to raising performance in the working world around us. We investigate how technology and HR processes are inextricably linked to the employee experience and the bottom line.
Chris Bjorling, Co-host
For over 30 years Chris has led Fidello in creating unique talent management solutions. Through the products and services he and his team have created over the years, his organization has helped clients design, develop, implement and integrate talent management processes and systems.
Bill Banham, Co-host
Bill has worked with lots of business tech and HR-focused brands in the UK and North America including HRreview, TalentCulture, HRmarketer, Sprigg HR, and Team Fitness Tool.