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Bridging the Communication Gap: Communicating with Others Who Don’t Communicate Like You (CS #54)

Despite the ever-present illusion of connectivity via an abundance of device and media options, communication continues to be a challenge for even the most seasoned, educated, and experienced professionals.


Bridging the Communication Gap addresses the human variables that can have an adverse impact on communication across functions, organizational layers, conference tables, labs and smart phones.  Since communication styles affect all aspects of human interaction and organizational performance, knowledge of their characteristics and impact is key to productive relations inside and outside the workplace. Communication styles are the focus of Bridging the Communication Gap.

Speaker's Bio: Nancy Fulford, a Partner at Camden Consulting Group, brings 20+ years of global leadership and workforce training, development and coaching experience to her work with multi-level management and individual contributor populations. Nancy collaborates with clients to develop and execute training and non-training plans, programs, initiatives and solutions that link directly to the accomplishent of individual and organizational performance objectives. Nancy is the author of trainer guides and audio programs on supervising, managing, training and career management. She has held management and individual contributor positions in banking, retail, insurance and professional services.  A representative list of clients with whom whe has worked includes The Gillette Co., SC Johnson & Sons, Biogen Idec and Expedia. Nancy especially enjoys applying her experience to work with middle managers where her multidiscipline background is of great value. Her focus on increasing management effectiveness through awareness of communication and leadership styles is complimented by practical, hands-on knowledge and skill development. Managers who work with Nancy are ready to face the most difficult performance management challenges and have greater impact up and across the organization.

Date: Thursday, November 10, 2016

Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm (Light supper will be provided from 6:30-7:00pm)

Place: MIT Sloan, Building E62, Room 276

Parking: The closest parking lot is the Hermann Garage. When you turn into the E62 parking lot from Wadsworth Street, the garage is the very first right. It is a small garage without a gate. It is directly under the library. The other option is the Amherst Street/E51 lot. For more information, click here.

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