Miami Presents: Virtual Alumni Weekend "Gentelligence"

Presented on: June 13th at 10:30 AM EDT




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[This webinar was originally scheduled for 2 pm on June 12. It has been rescheduled for 10:30 am on June 13. We apologize for any inconvenience.] Hear from one of the leaders on generational diversity in the workplace as Dr. Megan Gerhardt, Professor of Management, and her co-authors Brandon Fogel and Josephine Nachemson-Ekwall, discuss Gentelligence, a revolutionary approach to discussing the dynamics of the generation gap in the 21st century. What is Gentelligence? It’s seeing the potential in every generation in the workplace. It’s recognizing that those who grew up during different periods of history see things in different and interesting ways and that there is power in that kind of diversity of thought. Megan W. Gerhardt, Ph.D.is a Professor of Management, Director of Leadership Development, and the Robert C. Johnson Co-Director of the Isaac and Oxley Center for Business Leadership at the Farmer School of Business at Miami University. She is also the founder of The Gerhardt Group, LLC, a leadership consulting practice. Megan has published widely on individual differences, motivation, leadership, and generational differences in the workplace and her work on Gentelligence has been featured on Forbes.com, NBCNews.com, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Inc. Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, MarketWatch, Business Insider and The Houston Chronicle among others. In 2017, her TEDx talk “Why I Love Millennials...and You Should, Too” was released, kicking off the Gentelligence movement. Brandon Fogel '18 is a Staff Consultant at Ernst & Young LLC in the People Advisory Services practice, which specializes in organizational change and people management. Brandon’s work in leadership development focuses on strengths-based development, effective teaming strategies, and the value of goal setting. Josephine Nachemson-Ekwall '18 is an Associate Director of Financial Crime Prevention Policy and Procedures at UBS, focusing on implementation and adherence to policies, local requirements, and global standards. Josephine’s work in leadership development focuses on strengths-based development, individual coaching, and the importance of personal mission and values in driving one’s life and career. She most recently gave a presentation at the Clifton Strengths Summit on “Why Strengths Work” and published an article on generational conflict and tension in December 2019.