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    April 2018 Monthly Meeting

    Date: April 18, 2018, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    SWMI SHRM Chapter
    Hidden Pointe Hall
    1062 Nickerson Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269) 926-1358
    $15 for Members, $20 for Guests
    Event Type:
    Monthly Meeting
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    The Topic for April is...

    Employee Engagement & Leadership

    Our Speaker will be  Barbara J. Schmidtman, Ph.D​


    Barbara Schmidtman has a Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Business Administration, with focus in Industrial Organizational Psychology and master’s degree in Organizational Leadership. Barbara’s doctoral studies have focused solely on physician behaviors and how demonstrated physician leadership style affects individuals and teams, either positively or negatively. Dr. Schmidtman is a member of several honor societies, including the Lambda Eta Chapter of Delta Mu Delta, an international business honor society. Most recently, Dr. Schmidtman can be recognized as one of the 2018 Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce Nominee’s for Young Business Leader of the Year.

    Dr. Schmidtman has spoken at a variety of events, most recently at the TARGIT Collaborative Group on how to build a successful business plan for Intraoperative Radiation Therapy. Clinically, Dr. Schmidtman is a Nuclear Medicine Technologist and has worked in health care in a variety of roles, including nuclear medicine, human resources, and leadership for nearly 17 years. Currently Dr. Schmidtman leads the radiation oncology, ambulatory infusion, research, and vascular access departments for Lakeland Health.

    The A – Z’s of Employee Engagement and Leadership Responsibility

    1. Leadership Responsibility (Mangement versus Leadership)

    2. Trust

    3. Relationships

    4. Onboarding

    Interviewing – Is Best Practice Best

    Feel the Love

    5. Let’s Keep ‘Em Happy

    6. Retention

    7. Where’s Your Bus and Are you in the Right Seat?