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News contact: Patricia Schoch, UTD, (972) 883-6298, pschoch@utdallas.edu

 

Promoting High Employee Performance, Job
Satisfaction Topic of Sept. 5 Forum at UTD

        RICHARDSON, Texas (Aug. 28, 2002) - Creating work environments that promote high employee performance and job satisfaction will be the topic of a Professional Development Forum at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) on Sept. 5.

        Dr. Robert F. Hicks, a licensed industrial and organizational psychologist, will be the featured speaker. His presentation will address methods of creating motivational matches between individuals and their jobs and increasing leadership effectiveness. (An expanded version of Dr. Hicks' presentation also will be offered online as a self-paced, interactive workshop).

        In his work over the last 20 years as a consulting organizational psychologist, Dr. Hicks has provided guidance in leadership, team effectiveness, selections and assessments, and organizational change to numerous major corporations and municipalities. He earned his master's and doctorate degrees in educational psychology from the University of Southern California.

        A breakfast will be served at 8 a.m., with the presentation following from 8:30 to 10 a.m. There is a $10 charge for the two events, both of which will be at the UTD Conference Center, Room 1.212. To register, please contact execdev@utdallas.edu or call Ken Gilliam at 972-883-2204. For location information, visit http://www.utdallas.edu/campusmap.html (visitor parking is between the Conference Center and Drive H).

About UTD

        The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls more than 7,000 undergraduate and 5,000 graduate students. The school's freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university's web site at http://www.utdallas.edu.


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