Workforce of the Future – What If We Fire the Boss? January 2016 Meeting of HR Professionals

Posted on December 16, 2015 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?

Doug Kirkpatrick, formerly financial controller of Morning Star, an organizational change consultant with a knowledge of Zappos’ loyalty business model and relationship marketing, and a TEDx presenter, will speak about how self-organization can drive innovation and create high performance teams Thursday, January 14, 2016, from 7:45 to 10:00 a.m. during the monthly meeting of JSAHR (The Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources), at Jumping Brook Country Club, 210 Jumping Brook Road, Neptune, N.J.

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.

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 or email 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)

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.”;TEDxChico