About our blog post author: About our blog post author: Nancy Rife has been an HR practitioner for over 9 years, and holds her SPHR certification. She is a graduate of DePauw University with a degree in Psychology and Butler University with her MBA. Nancy currently works as the HR Director for MJ Insurance, Inc. Although a long-time member of IndySHRM, working with the Foundation is Nancy’s first volunteer role with IndySHRM.

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Sponsored by the SHRM Foundation for the 16th year, the Master Series during the SHRM Annual Conference is a series of senior-level programs (open to all conference attendees) that offer insight into the HR profession from thought-leaders and top academicians.  These in-depth learning sessions feature internationally known experts in the field of management science, with a focus on timely and provocative issues that affect your career and industry.

The 2010 Masters Series will feature Dr. Iris Firstenberg speaking about “Innovation in Turbulent Times”; Dr. Fons Trompeanaars discussing “Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Mergers and Acquisitions”; and Dr. Michael Beer talking on “How to Build a Resilient Organization for Sustained Advantage.”

For more information on Foundation-sponsored educational programs, visit the SHRM Foundation website.