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    MVHRA Meeting - Presentation: "The Best Culture Wins" (2 hr presentation)

    Date: June 3, 2015, 11:30am – 2:00pm
    Great River Medical Center - Blackhawk Room
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    The Best Culture Wins

    Presented by

    Sean Abbas, President of Threads, Inc. & Nationally Recognized Speaker  

    The Best Culture Wins is a case study on how HR and management worked together to build the best culture in a competitive industry.  Not only did their culture produce financial results in the top 1% for comparable companies, but they transformed the job description of what it means to be an HR professional.  Attendees will take away the tools they need to define, build, measure and sustain their best culture. 

    Top 5 Learning Objectives

    • Learn how to define and measure your culture.
    • Graph the culture of your organization.
    • Identify and better communicate with the people who are the catalysts of your culture.
    • Identify the specific people who are damaging your culture and develop a new way of communicating with them.
    • Understand what leadership means in the role of human resources.

    Speaker’s Background & Experience

    Sean Abbas is President of Threads, Inc. (, a software company he co-founded to help organizations review employees on their impact on the culture.  He has over 25 years of real world experience managing people and leading companies.  Sean is passionate about authentic communication and challenging the status quo.  He enjoys using stories from his management experience to help leaders understand and improve culture in their own organizations.  Sean is also owner of a manufacturing company called Baird Mounting Systems and is a member of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry Board of Directors.

    HRCI Approved for 2 (General) PHR/SPHR/GPHR Recertification Credit Hours

    SHRM Approved for 2 SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Professional Development Credits