Please welcome Dr. Michael Mercer to the HRAM November Monthly Meeting!
Absolutely Fabulous Organizational Change
You can lead organizational change that creates huge opportunities and profits for your organization and your career. This “hands-on” presentation gives you proven methods to tackle many types of organizational changes. These changes include restructuring, mergers, acquisitions, downsizing, consolidations, computerizing operations, turning cost centers into profit centers, starting an Internet business, plus many more. You will discover how America’s best-run companies put Dr. Mercer’s unique 3-ingredient model of organizational change into action. These organizations include IBM, Outback Steakhouse, Inc., C.I.A., The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, City of Indianapolis, Harley-Davidson, Washington Mutual, Intuit, VF Corporation, Excell, Mondavi, and more.
Dr. Mercer authored many books, including the groundbreaking book , Absolutely Fabulous Organizational Change™: Strategies for Success from America’s Best-Run Companies. You can arrange for Dr. Mercer to deliver this presentation as a keynote speech, management retreat, part of a business planning meeting, or workshop. In this lively presentation, you will learn how to benefit from Mike’s highly profitable 3-ingredient model of organizational change.
Ingredient 1: Successfully Leading Organizational Change
Ingredient 2: Successfully Handling Employees Who Resist Change
Ingredient 3: Successfully Managing Yourself as You Lead Organizational Change
Technical Session #1:
Hire the BEST -- & Avoid the Rest
You will profit from Dr. Mercer’s 20+ years of expertise – condensed into the most effective and efficient method available to Hire the Best -- Avoid the Rest™. You can use his 7 Step Method to hire applicants likely to become “superstar” employees:
• highly productive & profitable
Discover how to put applicants through seven “hurdles” – or prediction methods. If an applicant earns a positive rating on one “hurdle” (prediction method), then you see if the applicant does well on the next prediction method, and so on. But, if an applicant earns only an average or below-average rating on any prediction method, then you may decide not to waste your time putting the applicant through subsequent “hurdles” or prediction methods.
1st Prediction Method = Brief Initial Screening Interview (BISI)
2nd Prediction Method = Customized Forecaster™ Pre-Employment Tests
3rd Prediction Method = In-Depth Interview
4th Prediction Method = Role-Play or Work Simulation
5th Prediction Method = Realistic Job Preview (RJP)
6th Prediction Method = Reference Checks
7th Prediction Method = 1 Executive Must Approve All Hiring
Technical Session #2:
Turning Your HR Department into a Profit Center
Organizations live-or-die by the bottom line. However, the HR department typically plays only a minor role in improving the bottom line. Fortunately, HR departments definitely can help measurably improve profits -- and this presentation shows you how.
Your presenter authored the groundbreaking, top-selling HR book entitled, Turning Your Human Resources Department into a Profit Center™. This has been the best-selling HR book in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and 5 other nations. You can use Michael’s 6-step HR Profit Center method revealed in this presentation to measure the cost-benefits and return-on-investment of over 35 HR endeavors.
You will learn immediately useful skills:
+ 6-step HR Profit Center method
+ 2 fascinating examples of organizations putting into action Dr. Mercer’s HR Profit Center method
+ 4-part method to calculate an incredibly crucial HR cost (but 99.9% of all HR managers do not know how to measure this!!!!)
+ 2 key ways you can put Dr. Mercer’s HR Profit Center method into action
+ 1 powerful way HR Profit Center managers land great jobs and bigger paychecks for themselves
+ 4 pointers to make your HR Profit Center a huge success for your organization -- & your career
Michael W. Mercer, Ph.D., delivers keynotes, workshops & speeches on Management, Hiring, Human Resources, Leadership & Organizational Change topics. Dr. Mercer is a business psychologist and author of 5 business and motivational books.
Dr. Mercer developed three pre-employment tests used by companies across North America to help them select top-notch employees: BEHAVIOR FORECASTER™, ABILITIES FORECASTER™ and DEPENDABILITY FORECASTER™.
Learn more about Dr. Mercer's Pre-Employment Tests
Dr. Mercer provides organizations with his expertise in:
+ how to lead highly profitable organizational change
+ creating customized Hire the Best — & Avoid the Rest™ methods
+ Pre-Employment Tests
+ profit improvement techniques
+ teamwork & teambuilding
+ human resources expert
+ leadership & secrets of leaders
+ delivering exciting keynotes, speeches, management retreats & seminars
Dr. Mercer delivers exciting speeches and seminars at many companies, meetings, management retreats, and conferences. He is founder and president of The Mercer Group, Inc., in Barrington, IL. Audience members describe his exciting keynote speeches and seminars as “info-tainment”.