Organizational Development Round Table Meeting
June 19, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Diversity and Inclusion: A Workplace Perspective
During this session, participants will learn what is meant by diversity, how to manage diversity and the consequences of not managing diversity. In addition, the group will discuss the challenges of workplace diversity including diversity bias.
- Define diversity and understand why it is so important
- Identify the consequences of not managing diversity
- Implement policies and strategies to manage diversity
About the Speaker
William Turner, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Director of Human Resources
William has been serving as a Human Resources leader at Axxess for five years helping the company grow from 30 employees to 230 and forming an award-winning culture recognized on 13 occasions as a ‘Best Place to Work’. He is passionate about creating opportunities for those unable to represent themselves in the workforce. Individuals with disabilities, minorities and the homeless are some the groups he has devoted his time to in the Dallas Region. He has served as a Board member with Dallas Mayor's Committee for the Employment of People with Disabilities since 2008.
Prior to joining Axxess William was with Blockbuster for 21 years serving in leadership roles in the areas of Human Resources, Operations, Distribution/Logistics and IT. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management and Marketing.
Payment is due with registration. No POs or requests for invoicing can be honored. Checks should be made payable and mailed (to be received no later than 5 days prior to the event) to:
5001 LBJ Fwy Ste 800
Dallas, TX 75244
214.631.4533 - Fax
IMPORTANT: Advance registrations are required. Due to limited room capacity, we cannot guarantee seating for onsite registrants. To receive cancellation credit, credit your written request must be received at DallasHR no later than 5 days prior to the start of the class. There will be no refund if cancellation is received within 5 days of the start of the class.