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Leadership and Presence for an Interconnected World: The impact of non-verbal cues on communication

Presence is the great X-factor of managerial communication for today’s business and industry leaders around the globe: Are you really there?

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Webinar | Sample Class

Date: Thursday August 06, 2020 | 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Speaker(s): Maja Djikic
Associate Professor, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
Director of Self-Development Laboratory (SDL)
Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Venue: Virtual event, webinar
Location: Online
Cost: Free
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Leadership and Presence for an Interconnected World: The impact of non-verbal cues on communication

Presence is the great X-factor of managerial communication for today’s business and industry leaders around the globe: Are you really there? What does your face and body say about the message you produce? Are you eliciting real, authentic presence from the others? In this session, we will explore framework for understanding the underpinnings of trustworthiness, rapport, and conveying competence in dyadic and group situations.

Join us for a special webinar on Leadership and Presence led by Maja Dijikic, Director of Self-Development Laboratory at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

Maja Djikic, Ph. D. is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management and the Director of Self-Development Laboratory (SDL) at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. She is a psychologist specializing in the field of personality development. Her work examines means of developing a congruent and flexible self. She has been a post-doctoral fellow with Desautels Centre for Integrative Thinking at Rotman School of Management, and Psychology Department at Harvard University. She has published more than 30 articles and book chapters in the area of personality development in journals such as Psychological Science, Journal of Research in Personality, Creativity Research Journal, New Ideas in Psychology, etc. Her research has been featured in The New York Times, Salon, Slate, The Scientific American Mind, and many other media outlets.

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