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RIASQ Dinner Meeting - February 20, 2020

Leadership 2020

Presented by: Steven Gardiner,  Gardiner Associates, LLC

Surveys show that most employees want to enhance their ability to:

Those of you who attended the Win Win Problem Solving Dinner session two years ago know that this will be an energizing experience.

Steve is President of Gardiner Associates, a third generation management development firm. Following in the footsteps of his Grandfather and Father, he carries on the eighty-fiveyear family tradition of assisting individuals and organizations in building their capabilities. The firm specializes in leadership development, conflict resolution, team performance improvement, change management and “rapid coaching”. Prior to re-launching Gardiner Associates, Steve spent thirteen years at Purdue Pharma, whereas Senior Director of Management and Organizational Development, he created and conducted leadership programs for every level of the organization. He previously worked for International Paper/Champion International for 17 years, where he led management education for the $27 billion forest and paper products company. While at Champion, he designed and delivered Interest Based Problem Solving workshops to joint union-management groups. These industry breakthrough sessions aided in the transformation of the union–management relationship from adversarial to collaborative. With conflict resolution credentials from Harvard, Cornell and Eckerd College and a Masters in Conflict Resolution, Steve has extensive experience in teaching mutual gains problem solving and mediating interpersonal/interdepartmental disputes.  

Time:                  5:15 pm Registration and Networking
                           6:00 pm Dinner
                           7:00 pm Program
Location:             Emmily's Restaurant, 103 Putnum Pike, Johnston, RI 02919
Menu:                 Buffet
Price:                  $30 Members and Guests
                           $15 Unemployeed Members
Reservations: Please use Eventbrite to register.       

(Cancellations by February 10th, please)

ASQ Recertification: Dinner meeting earns 0.5 RU

If unable to attend after making reservations, please cancel by sending us an email.
 Credits will be issued for cancellations received at least 72 hours before the start time of the event. 

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