12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Melanie Peacock, PhD, MBA, CPHR - Sole
Proprietor at Double M Training & Consulting
the interactions and relationship between management and employees is a key
competency that all HR professionals must possess. As such, understanding how prevailing
attitudes affect employee relations, effectively managing conflict and
diversity, as well as coping with change are important elements within this
arena. Employees’ rights and other
legislative requirements are also critical considerations. So much more than just developing policies
and procedures, employee relations requires the careful and artful balancing of
theory and tact.
Melanie to explore what it means to develop and implement pragmatic,
results-oriented employee relations practices and strategies.
Melanie Peacock has almost 30 years of experience as a Human
Resources Management professional. Through her own company, Double M Training
& Consulting, Melanie helps clients with their complex Human Resource
Management issues by developing effective and innovative solutions. As well, Melanie is an Associate Professor
with the Bissett School of Business at Mount Royal University and has been
teaching NKE preparation workshops since 2004.
As testimony to her exceptional work within the HR
profession, Melanie was recognized with CPHR Alberta’s Distinguished Career
Award in 2014.