NSW KM Forum August Event:  

(1) Arthur Shelley (Organisational Zoo)

Register at our Eventbrite site: http://nswkmforumaug2013.eventbrite.com/

 

Date:  Wednesday 28th August 2013

Time:  5.30pm for a 6.00pm start – app 7.30pm finish

Where:  Cancer Council Australia, Level 14, 477 Pitt Street, Sydney

Instructions:  If you have any access issues please call 0405 676 045

Please Note: a $5 donation will be asked for at the door to cover incidentals

 

Topic: Arthur Shelley: Building trust, credibility and relationships with your senior decision makers

Knowledge initiatives seem to be constantly challenged to get sufficient mind space of the senior decision-makers.  This is required to secure ongoing support for knowledge based projects and to build sustainable capability to cope with complex changes, or even leverage change positively (is there any other sort of project?).  Behaviour, trust and relationships are your most powerful mechanism of influence, but these are very difficult to generate, take a long time and are easily eroded in organisations suffering from constant restructuring and politics. 

We will engage in interactive conversations and games that enable to you to understand others perspectives and engage with them in more constructive dialogue that leads to better performance outcomes (for you, your teams and the organisation as a whole).  Having experienced these activities, you will be able to take them back into your own workplace (and personal life) and immediately apply them – the more often, the more benefits you will generate.

About your speaker:

Dr. Arthur Shelley is a capability development and knowledge strategy consultant with over 30 years professional experience and an awarded tertiary educator. He has held a variety of professional roles including managing international projects in Australia, Europe, Asia and USA.  He facilitates courses on Knowledge Management, Project Leadership and Applied Research Practice in RMIT University’s MBA and Master of Project Management programs and KM through Open Universities Australia. Arthur is the author two books: Being a Successful Knowledge Leader and The Organizational Zoo, A Survival Guide to Workplace Behaviour and has written chapters for edited books, articles for academic and professional journals and has a regular blog providing insights from his research about metaphor and behaviour.

 

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So come along and spend some time with like-minded knowledge professionals to listen, participate, collaborate and learn.  We look forward to seeing you there and at networking drinks following.

Please Note: a $5 donation will be asked for at the door to cover incidentals

Register at our Eventbrite site: http://nswkmforumaug2013.eventbrite.com/

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