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How to Motivate, Manage, and Measure Performance | 0.1 LSP Credits

by Leadership Programs


Fri, 08 Feb 2019

1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

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Sage B08

Sage Hall, 114 East Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States

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How to Motivate, Measure, and Manage Performance

How do you motivate, manage, and measure performance? These are critical questions, and are especially acute for student organization leaders given your "workforce" is comprised of 100% volunteers, and these same volunteers are classmates/peers and frequently are good friends. 

Join us for this special workshop with Risa MishBy examining these issues as you start your tenure as president, you can get ahead of these issues and prevent problems. This is also information that will serve you well in your post-MBA careers, so Class of 2019 students who missed this last year should be sure to sign up.

About the Instructor

Risa Mish teaches courses in team leadership and critical thinking/business problem solving in addition to serving as Faculty Director of the Johnson Leadership Fellows program. At Johnson, she has been the winner of the Apple Teaching Award (2009), which enables graduating classes to honor a faculty member who exemplifies outstanding leadership and enduring educational influence, as well as the Stephen Russell Family Teaching Award (2013), which is voted on by the five-year residential MBA reunion class, and indicates a lasting influence on their education.

Mish also runs a management consulting and training practice providing strategic advice and training to senior executives and human resources teams on a wide range of human capital issues, including effective team leadership; leading organizational culture change; critical thinking and problem solving; persuasion and influence; employee recruitment, motivation and retention; employee assessment, coaching, and performance management; resolving employee and team conflicts; and minimizing employment litigation risk.

Before returning to Cornell, Mish was a partner in the New York City law firm of Collazo Carling & Mish LLP, where she represented management clients on a wide range of labor and employment law matters, including defense of employment discrimination claims in federal and state courts and administrative agencies, and in labor arbitrations and negotiations under collective bargaining agreements. Prior to CC&M, Mish was a labor and employment law associate with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York City, where she represented Fortune 500 clients in the financial services, consumer products, and manufacturing industries. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and state and federal courts in New York and Massachusetts. Mish earned a BS with Distinction from Cornell University and a JD cum laude from Cornell Law School.

Mish is a member of the Board of Directors of SmithBucklin corporation, the world’s largest trade association management company, headquartered in Chicago.

Graduation Credit
All Johnson students are eligible to use up to 1.5 credit hours from Leadership Skills Program and/or Managerial Skills Program workshops toward the MBA degree credit-hour requirements. This workshop is worth 0.1 LSP credits.


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Sage B08

Sage Hall, 114 East Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States

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