What If We Fire the Boss? Is It Possible in the Workforce of the Future?

Posted on January 5, 2016 By

Ever imagine you could be your own boss? That you are treated like an adult? That you are allowed to fully utilize your intelligence and expertise at work? That you can decide how to best accomplish work for which you are responsible? That work is actually enjoyable?

At the monthly meeting of JSAHR (The Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources) attendees will learn how to create a highly scalable enterprise without human bosses, how to drive organizational agility and innovation through self-management, and how organizational self-management can create strategic business advantage on Thursday, January 14, 2016, from 7:45 to 10:00 a.m., at Jumping Brook Country Club, 210 Jumping Brook Road, Neptune, N.J.

The featured speaker, Doug Kirkpatrick, an organizational change consultant with a knowledge of Zappos’ loyalty business model and relationship marketing, a TEDx presenter, and a former financial controller of Morning Star, will speak about how self-organization can drive innovation and create high performance teams.

The registration fee, including a full buffet breakfast, is $30.00 for JSAHR members; $40.00 for nonmembers; $25.00 for those in-transition, and $10.00 for full-time students. Register online at jsahr.shrm.org/events or email jsahr.shrm@gmail.com or call Christine Higgins, JSAHR chapter administrator, at 732-701-7155.

JSAHR, a SHRM affiliated chapter, is a Gold Excel award winner of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management.) This program is pending SHRM and HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) www.hrci.org

About Doug Kirkpatrick: Doug Kirkpatrick is an organizational change consultant, TEDx and keynote speaker, executive coach, writer and educator. He is engaged with the Morning Star Self-Management Institute, Great Work Cultures, Work Revolution, and other vibrant organizations and leaders to co-create the future of management.

Kirkpatrick is the author of Beyond Empowerment: The Age of Self-Managed Organization. He is currently on the board of directors with the Association for Talent Development (ATD, formerly ASTD), the world’s largest talent development professional association.

For more information, listen to Doug Kirkpatrick’s TEDx talk, “Beyond Empowerment.” http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/Beyond-empowerment-are-we-ready;TEDxChico