Topic: Optimizing Talent in the Federal Workforce
Facilitator: William J. Rothwell
William J. Rothwell, Ph.D., SPHR is the President of Rothwell & Associates, Inc. and a Professor in the Workforce Education and Development program, Department of Learning and Performance Systems, at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus. He has authored, co-authored, edited, or co-edited 300 books, book chapters, and articles - including over 80 books.
Before arriving at Penn State in 1993, Dr. Rothwell had 20 years of work experience as a Training Director and HR professional in government and in business. He has also worked as a consultant for more than 40 multinational corporations–including Motorola China, General Motors, Ford, and many others. In 2012, he earned ASTD’s prestigious Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance Award and is inducted as the 2013 CPLP Fellow Program Honoree. His recent books include Creating Engaged Employees (ATD, 2014), Performance Consulting (Wiley, 2014), Optimizing Talent in the Federal Workforce (Management Concepts, 2014), Becoming An Effective Mentoring Leader: Proven Strategies for Building Excellence in Your Organization (McGraw-Hill, 2013), Talent Management: A Step-by-Step Action-Oriented Approach Based on Best Practice (HRD Press, 2012), the edited three-volume Encyclopedia of Human Resource Management (Wiley/Pfeiffer, 2012), Lean But Agile: Rethink Workforce Planning and Gain a True Competitive Advantage (AMACOM, 2012), Invaluable Knowledge: Securing Your Company’s Technical Expertise-Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent, Transferring Technical Knowledge, Engaging High Performers (AMACOM, 2011), Competency-Based Training Basics (ASTD Press, 2010), Effective Succession Planning: Ensuring Leadership Continuity and Building Talent from Within, 4th ed. (AMACOM, 2010), Practicing Organization Development, 3rd ed. (Pfeiffer, 2009), The Manager’s Guide to Maximizing Employee Potential: Quick and Easy Ways to Build Talent Every Day (AMACOM, 2009), Basics of Adult Learning (ASTD, 2009), HR Transformation (Davies-Black, 2008) and Working Longer (AMACOM, 2008).
As organization development practitioners, we use our knowledge and expertise to support leaders throughout the federal government as they seek to efficiently accomplish their mission and provide valuable service to US citizens. An important aspect this task is the successful management of human capital. Many thought leaders have focused on the talent management aspect of this endeavor because that term focuses capabilities of the members of the workforce and their vital role in today’s knowledge economy. In this presentation Dr. Rothwell will share with you his ground breaking research on “ Optimizing Talent in the Federal Workforce “ recently published this year based on a joint effort of Management Concepts and Penn State University. This work is valuable to our work because we operate in an environment of ever tightening budgets and often conflicting political directives. This webinar will provide a holistic approach to:
• Best practices for recruiting and selecting employees
• Proven methods for developing and training employees
• Optimal deployment, placement and knowledge transfer processes
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Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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