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Leadership is a subtle talent. Our podcast series brings focus to the art of leadership. We provide a source of insight and advice from those who have successfully led people, teams, and organizations. On Leaders247 accomplished leaders share tips, lessons, and ideas for how to become an effective leader.
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The Business of Leading HR
In this show Eileen Kunze, Vice President of Human Resources at A-dec Inc., joins us to discuss three important topics: Creating a business led and aligned human resource organization. Developing new leaders. Issues facing women in leadership and crafting a diverse organization. Eileen has had a long and successful career in human resource leadership. For over 25 years she has made HR a competitive advantage for A-dec. Headquartered in the beautiful Willamette Valley in the picturesque town of Newberg, Oregon, A-dec is a global leader revolutionizing dental equipment since 1964. I first met Eileen in 2007 doing leadership research in my doctoral program at George Fox University. I was fascinated, at that time, by the advanced thinking she provided in the area of people development, and specifically, in developing emerging leaders. I decided to check back in with her almost a decade later to find that all of her visionary ideas, and then some, had been implemented. As a result of Eileen’s business leadership, A-dec enjoys a comprehensive people development program that uniquely aligns with their business strategies. Eileen and A-dec combine for a text-book case study on how to do HR. Eileen holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Linfield College, and has completed the Executive Management Program at Stanford University. We welcome Eileen Kunze to Leaders247.