Dallas HR Webinars
Wicked Opportunities: Innovation as a Business Strategy
Recorded On: 10/29/2019
A multitude of social trends and technological changes have converged to create a new landscape of disruptions and complex challenges, requiring a completely different approach to business and governance. These “wicked problems” will only intensify moving forward. Thriving in this environment requires new types of thinkers in our organizations, people who can leverage the complexity around them to reframe wicked problems as “wicked opportunities.” Using a tangible and replicable framework, participants will learn how to leverage the landscape of complexity to form the basis of resilient HR strategy. You will work in small groups to create real-world innovations, including products, processes, strategies, partnerships, or services. Participants will discover how transformative innovation is a launching point for successful 21st century HR and organizational strategy. Learning Objectives: Learn about emerging trends in society, technology, economics, the environment and politics, and understand how to leverage the complexity presented by these trends; Develop organizational solutions to long-standing problems and grand challenges by viewing problems as opportunities; Discover how transformative innovation can form the basis of robust HR strategy.
Nicole Baker Rosa
Nicole Baker Rosa is the Head of Human Design at Kedge – a global strategic design, foresight, creativity and innovation firm based in Orlando, Florida. She leads the organization’s daily operations and people development efforts, ensuring a human-centric culture across the Kedge ecosystem. Nicole is an experienced speaker and curriculum developer partnering with a variety of industries and fields. She has previously worked in the Continuing Education sector shaping, executing and analyzing non-credit online and face-to-face program offerings. One of the program areas she coordinated was preparing HR professionals for SHRM certification. Nicole holds a Master of Arts in Interpersonal Communication. She is a published author in journals discussing topics such as generational perceptions in the workplace and organizational communication rules. Nicole has helped individuals around the world discover how they can prepare for, and create, their personal and organizational futures.