Shaping Change with Social Media What, Why, How, When, Where

  • 26 Sep 2013
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Ces & Judy's 10405 Clayton Rd, St Louis, MO


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Shaping Change with Social Media: What, Why, How, When, Where

Dr. Julie Williamson
Vice President, Management & Human Capital, North Highland

Stephanie Meyer
Senior Manager, Talent & Change
, North Highland

Social media plays an ever increasing role in how we connect and communicate.  This session will provide participants with a deeper understanding of the tools and technologies and the what, why, when, where and how they can be used in every day work activities.

Session Objectives

  • Review what’s new in Change Management
  • Discuss the use of Social Media for change management and organizational development
  • Defining what we mean by social media in this context
  • Discuss when and where social media is relevant to change
  • Discuss why social media is important as more than just a channel
  • Explore how social media technologies enable community work that supports effective change realization
  • Share ideas and experiences
  • Interactive sessions produce the best results!

Things we probably won’t spend much time on:

  • Deep technology discussion
  • Specific platforms (other than by example)
  • ‘How to’ in terms of specific platform setup
Speakers' Bios:

Dr. Julie Williamson is an organizational expert who pays particular attention to issues of power, control, decision making and governance related to technology, process, and organizational change. She studies the ways in which knowledge and expertise are co-constructed within organizations and in the social sphere, and how collaboration happens among organizational members. Her academic pursuits combined with her 20+ years of practical application give her a unique perspective on the impact of social media on change. Julie’s blog,, provides her perspective on a variety of topics, including social media and change.

Julie has a Ph.D. in organizational communication, and her research focuses on how organizational knowledge, communication, and expertise intersect in the practical applications of business environments. She is peer-review published in several journals and books. Julie has an MBA from the University of Denver with a concentration in Finance, and a BA from James Madison University with a double major in Computer Information Systems and English

Stephanie Meyer has over fourteen years human performance consulting experience in the Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals/Life Sciences and Online Retail industries focused primarily on Talent Management, Workforce Planning, Change Management, HR Outsourcing and Mergers & Acquisitions. She is Senior Manager, Talent and Change with a proven record for achieving results in human capital consulting across multiple industries.

Stephanie earned a B.S. in Management & Organizational Behaviour from the University of MO – St. Louis, HR Certificate from Seattle Pacific University and currently pursuing her MBA at University of MO – St. Louis.

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