TOPIC: Defeating Abuse of Power: The Psychology of Serial Abusers of Power and the red flags to monitor before a fraud or sexual misconduct scandal
Speaker: stephanie L. hartman
founder and president, catalyst consulting, llc
Program Description:The headlines of business and political leaders who abused their power for personal gain have become a regular occurrence. The psychological toll and financial consequences for those left in the wake of such abuses in the workplace can be devastating. The patterns in these cases can teach us how to protect ourselves, vulnerable colleagues, and the organizations themselves from covert ways that abuse of power happen in the workplace. In this presentation, Stephanie will share her personal experience, academic research, and original models to illuminate areas of liability, shame, and blame.
About the speaker
For more than 20 years, Stephanie Hartman has provided Leader, Team and Organization Effectiveness support to large and small businesses in wide ranging industries such as financial services, technology, B2B professional services, agriculture, restaurants and home services.
Early in her career, she worked at an international aerospace and defense firm and led a team of Organization Effectiveness consultants who coached executives, aligned teams, and facilitated strategic planning as well as major change initiatives. As president of Catalyst, Stephanie has adapted methods typically used in large corporate settings for practical use by small businesses.Stephanie has a Master’s in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from Lamar University, a Bachelor’s in Psychology from St. Mary’s University, and is a member of the Society for Consulting Psychology, the Association for Talent Development and the Forbes Coaches Council.
- Participants will be able to identify predatory behaviors of a leader who serially abuses power as well as individual and system vulnerabilities to such abuse.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Registration and Lunch
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Presentation
Program Level: Basic
Advanced Preparation: None required
Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant
10910 Domain Dr #100, Austin, TX 78759
From MoPac and Braker Lane, turn East on Braker Lane, drive 0.4 miles to Domain Drive on the left. In 0.1 miles, turn left onto Feathergrass Court, and park in the D2 South Parking Garage (free parking) on the right. Walk East about 400 feet to Maggiano's restaurant.
- Early online registration on or before January 3, 2019
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- Non-Members $30
- Walk-in registration (if space is available)
- Members $40
- Non-Members $60
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