New England Network
New England's Voice on Career Issues
Thursday, September 18, 2014
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Strategic Relationships At Work:
Creating Your Circle of Mentors, Sponsors
and Peers For Success In Business and Life
Featuring: Kathy Kram
- Learn why it is necessary to have multiple mentors serving in different roles to enhance your professional career
- Discover how to map and analyze your developmental network
- Understand how to take advantage of the challenges and opportunities present in Diversity, Technology & Change
- Gain perspectives on the different ways persons enlist represent the diversity of issues in the organization.
- Hear how others have solved relationship problems with a Tor-Mentor.
Please note our new location:
Constant Contact Headquarters
Reservoir Place, 3rd Floor
1601 Trapelo Road
Waltham, MA 02451
Kathy E. Kram is the Shipley Professor in Management at Boston University. She is one of the key thought leaders in mentoring and has contributed to academic and professional journals in the areas of adult development, relational learning, mentoring and developmental networks, leadership development, and change processes in organizations. Her publications include her book, Mentoring at Work, and articles in a wide range of journals including Organizational Dynamics, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Harvard Business Review, Business Horizons, Qualitative Sociology, Mentoring International, Journal of Management Development, Journal of Management Education, Journal of Management Inquiry, Organizational Behavior and Human Performance, Career Development International, and Psychology of Women Quarterly. She co-edited The Handbook of Mentoring at Work with Professor Belle Ragins in 2007.
In July 2014 her new book "Strategic Relationships at Work: Creating Your Circle Of Mentors, Sponsors And Peers For Success In Business And Life" was published. The book is co-authored with Professor Wendy Murphy (Babson College) explores how individuals and organizations can leverage mentoring and developmental networks for continuous growth and learning. We’ll raffle a couple of copies of Kathy’s book at the meeting. Go to Amazon to order your own guaranteed copy.
Kathy is a founding member of the Center for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations (CREIO), and during 2000-2001 served as a visiting scholar at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) when she completed a study of executive coaching and its role in developing emotional competence in leaders. She also served as a member of the Center’s Board of Governors from 2002-2009. We are pleased to welcome her as our keynote speaker for our September program.
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$75 ($85 as of Monday before meeting).
Members, alliances, and first-time visitors: $40 ($50 as of Monday before meeting).