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02/05/2018 - Tuesday, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
University Center at the College of the Canyons
Speaker: Hector Gascon
Topic: 21st Century Conflicts in the Workplace

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Economic rewards of the 21st century will favor organizations whose leaders can harness the unique traits of millennials (Twenge & Campbell, 2008). Organizations are being transformed from boomer-centric into millennial-centric (Ferri-Reed, 2014). Human resources practitioners, leaders, managers, entrepreneurs, and businesspeople need to solve the unique challenge regarding how baby-boomers and millennials can work together harmoniously in the workplace (Delullis & Flinko, 2016).

The silver tsunami refers to the 78 million baby-boomers, who are individuals born between 1946 and 1964, who are or will be retiring. Millennials, who are individuals born between 1980 and 2000, comprise 80 million individuals who will flood into the workplace in 2020. Tulgan and Martin (2001) noted, “Organizations that can’t—or won’t—customize training, career paths, incentives, and work responsibilities need a wake-up call” (p. 21).

Description of the Problem and Its Importance

Workplaces have intragroup conflicts between generations that include relationship, task, and procedural conflicts that affect job satisfaction. The findings of my recent primary research might help management understand millennials to mitigate the negative effects of relationship, task, and procedural conflicts (Jehn, 1997).

 

About the Speaker

Hector is passionate about serving his clients, and has customer-centered solutions with his focus on implementation of creative, yet pragmatic answers for his clients even in the most “difficult cases.” His mission is to create measurably better lives for his clients. Hector started on his journey as an entrepreneur in his father’s footsteps, now in his role as an organizational consultant and as a conflict facilitator in the workplace, and one-on-one coaching.
 
Hector grew up in the Los Angeles area and started working in the family business at the age of 11; began his own business at the age of 18. He brings sound business experience and information to his clients. In his spare time he enjoys cooking, ocean swimming, and studying.
 
Hector will facilitate assessments of leadership behaviors and organizational culture, help to increase motivation and enhance productivity, performance, job satisfaction and personal fulfillment. Hector epitomizes a great work ethic and is fully committed to his clients with his knowledge, insightfulness, honesty, creativeness, and work experience.

Hector holds a B.S. in Organizational Leadership from the Azusa Pacific University and a M.S. from Azusa Pacific in Organizational Psychology. Certification: CLI-CA

 

Event Cost

$15 - PMI-LA Members and Non-Members
(Registration fee is to cover the cost of the meal)

 

Dinner

TBD

 

Meeting Agenda

5:30 - 6:00 PM Registration & Networking
6:00 - 6:15 PM Light Meal
6:15 - 7:30 PM Featured Speaker
7:30 - 7:45 PM Meeting Adjourned with Closing Statement

 

PDUs

1.0 PDU in Leadership

 

Location

University Center at College of the Canyons
Employee Training Institute
2nd Floor
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
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Parking

Free Parking at lot 14

 

Cancellations

This event may be canceled or postponed, though all efforts will be made to avoid doing so. If canceled or postponed, notification will be made to all registrants via email.

 

Questions or Comments

Contact North LA County Meeting Director
NorthLA@pmi-la.org

 

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