Featured Speaker:Dr. Rebecca Bennett
Professor of Management, College of Business
University of Central FloridaAbout Our Speaker:
Dr. Becky Bennett Professor of Management, College of Business University of Central Florida Becky Bennett is a Professor of Management in the College of Business at the University of Central Florida. She studies the “dark side” of organizational behavior (employee deviance) with an increasing interest in organizational insider threats to cyber security. Her seminal work on employee deviance has been sited nearly 10,000 times. She serves on several editorial boards and has edited a book on high performance supervision. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SPAWAR) and the Special Security Center (SSC) in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence invited her to present to a focus group on the security clearance process and finding insider threats.
Dr. Bennett is a fellow of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the Association for Psychological Sciences. Prior to joining the faculty at UCF, Bennett served on the faculty at the University of Toledo, where she was also the Associate Director for the Family Business Center, and at Louisiana Tech University, where she served as Department Chair and as Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research. She has been a visiting scholar at the National University of Singapore, the University of Queensland (Australia) and Otago University in Dunedin, New Zealand. She also has given invited presentations at the Rotterdam School of Management, Griffin University (Australia); the National University of Australia, in Canberra; emlyon Business School in Lyon, France; and Kuhne Logistics University in Hamburg, Germany. She received her B.S. in Psychology (cum laude) from Washington University in St. Louis and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Employees' Reactions to High-Performance Supervisior
Dr. Bennett will give an overview of high-performance supervision and will present her research findings on what affects employees' perceptions of high-performance supervision, whether employees find it motivating or abusive. There will be time for Q & A.
Attendees should come away with a better understanding of how employees respond to performance pressure and how to help managers avoid giving employees the perception that they are abusive jerks.
COVID-19 and Safety Precautions
Please note that all attendees are required to wear a mask within the building. Social distancing will be in strict adherance for chapter meetings.
Complimentary Lunch Selections will be Provided
OHRMA Guest Policy
Each Monthly General Chapter Meeting includes lunch, discussion of HR matters, and a guest speaker of HR interest, complimentary for all Chapter Members.
Not a Member or bringing someone that is not a member? Be Our Guest!
Potential members are free for their first meeting. Guests & non-members are welcome to attend at a cost of $20.00. Cash and checks will be collected at the door or an invoice can be sent electronically following the event. All guests and members are encouraged to RSVP electronically so we may get an accurate count of our attendees.
Thank you and see you there!