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IMC SoCal - Chapter Dinner Meeting, February 16, 2010
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When: Tuesday, February 16, 2010
5:30-8:30 PM
Where: Ayres Hotel
14400 Hindry Avenue
405 Fwy & Rosecrans
Hawthorne, California  90250
United States
Contact: Joe Herold

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IMC SoCal Chapter Dinner Meeting onFebruary 16, 2010

The VUCA World: An Interactive Evening

February 16, 2010

Ayres Hotel in Hawthorne, CA.

Dear IMC,
Join our upcoming dinner meetingonFebruary 16at the Ayres Hotel in Hawthorne and learn more about navigating clients and leaders through the VUCA world
The Human ResourceSIG is proud to sponsor:

The VUCA World-TheChanging Role of Leaders and Consultantsin Contemporary Organizations
Joe Herold, Alan Freeman,
Gerry Stern, Yvette Borcia andCharlie Goretsky

IMC SoCal'sHuman ResourcesSIG is delighted to host theFebruary 16dinner meeting focusing on the "VUCA" world.
Bob Johansen and his colleagues at the Institute for the Futureintroduced the notion ofthe VUCA world in the groundbreaking books "Get There Early" and "Leaders Make the Future". How do rapidly shifting evironments, the cloud, social networking and generational shifts change the nature of work and organizations? What does that mean for leaders and consultants? Joe Herold will introduce the dynamics of the VUCA world and lead a highly interactive sessionon workingin andconsulting to contemporary leaders and organizations.

Our expert panel:

After our introduction, we will facilitate roundtable discussions as follows:
  • Gerry Stern & Yvette Borcia - Organization Structures & Reward Systems
  • Alan Freeman - The Impact of Globalization & Cultures
  • Charlie Goretsky - Goals & Analytics
Participants will be eligible for a drawing for copies of "Get There Early" and "Leaders Make the Future", both by Bob Johansen. The drawing will be held at the conclusion of the dinner meeting - you must be present to win.
No matter your area of focus or consulting specialization, we all work in a VUCA world and rely on organizations, processes and people to succeed. Please join us for this compelling and informative evening!
About the Speakers:

Alan Freeman, GPHR is CEO of LOF International Human Resources Solutions, Inc.Alan's record of success as a Global Human Resources executive spans 30 years. His experience was gained in the manufacturing, aerospace & defense, chemicals, entertainment and software industries.Prior to founding LOF, held global human resources roles as both an HR generalist/business partner and corporate subject matter expert at Pako Corporation, Sundstrand, FMC, The Walt Disney Company, Commerce One and Sony Pictures Entertainment.Alan holds a BS in Psychology and Sociology from Iowa State University and an MA in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota.He is also a certifies Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR).
Gerry Stern and Yvette Borcia founded Stern & Associates, a
management consulting firm, in 1985. The firm specializes in
compensation, performance management, and organization analysis and design. They are co-authors of the Stern's SourceFinder® management
resource directories, Stern's Management Review, The Art of
Compensation and the forthcoming All About Pay. Yvette and Gerry address professional associations, nationwide, on numerous management topics. They teach courses in compensation andstrategic human resources at UCLA. Previously, Gerry taught the certification course in sales compensation for the American Compensation Association, now named World at Work. Prior to founding Stern & Associates, Gerry held senior consulting positions at Ernst & Young, Hewitt Associates, and KPMG Peat Marwick. He also served as Compensation Manager for Dart Industries, and Director of Compensation, Organization and Employee Relations for Tosco. Yvette's earlier career focused on management, communication, adult education, and graphic arts services for a diverse portfolio of clients.
Charlie Gortesky, SPHR,is the President of Workforce Analytics & Solutions LLC. Charlie has over 25 years of innovative human resource management experience, working as a Coach, Consultant & HR Executive with a wide array of companies from Fortune 100 to start-ups and turnarounds, where he focuses on the integration of strategy, leadership and accountability systems. His clients include Toyota, Lockheed Martin, Fox Entertainment, Qwest Communications and Warner Bros.Charlie has specializedexpertise in executive coaching, facilitating clients' development in strategic thinking andexecution, network building and career/transition managment. He holds an MS Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Texas A&M and a BS Psychology from Virginia Tech. He is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Six Sigma GreenBelt. He has published articles and created successful programs in topics ranging from strategic thinking to process and change management, employeeengagement,HR strategy, turnaround management and related topics.
Joe Herold is founder and Principal of The Herold Consulting Group, providingleadership development, executive coaching, talentstrategies and large scale change management for small to mid-size companies. Joe has more than 25 years of experience in Fortune 1000 companies in the oil & chemical, aerospace and semiconductor industries, and has consulted to clients in the entertainment, software, distribution and medical sectors. Joe holds a BS in Accouting from Case Western Reserve University, has participated in executive education at Stanford University, USC and the Center for Creative Leadership and is a member of the Human Resources Roundtable (HARRT) at the Anderson School of Business at UCLA.

Time & Location:

Place: Ayres Hotel, 14400 Hindry Avenue, Hawthorne, CA 90250
405 Fwy & Rosecrans (at exits)
Phone: 310-536-0400
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Time: 5.30pm - 8:30pm

5.30 pm – 6.00 pm Networking & Cocktails
6.00 pm – 8.30 pm Dinner & Evening Session

Online Registration Required for Discount.
Early registration extended through 2/15/10 at 8:00 pm;
No online registrations after 8 PM on 2/15/10.
IMC Members: Early registration is $45; - registration and payment must be done online to get these prices.
Non-members: Early registration is $60; registration and payment must be done online to get these prices.
Members and Non-members: At the door: $65
Dinner Menu: Chicken Scallopini, King Salmon or Vegetarian Wellington

Contact for further details:
Joe Herold at or (310) 938-0908.

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