PURC Leadership Workshop - Practicing Leadership in a Political Environment: A One-Day Intensive Training Workshop for Emerging Leaders in Utility Policy
January 23, 2010
Gainesville, Florida, USA
International regulatory professionals examined the activities, behaviors, mindsets, and skills of a successful leader during this training workshop designed by PURC for emerging leaders in utility policy.
Workshop objectives included:
-Discovering how to identify the key attributes of an organization.
-Learning how executive leaders create an organizational focus and a creative tension around the most important priorities.
-Developing an accountability system for addressing the most important challenges.
-Creating a strategy for managing the relationships that are critical to success.
-Identifying the current morale of one’s workforce and learning intervention methods to create a truly great place to work.
-Receiving feedback from trusted colleagues in order to develop skills for managing oneself and others.
PURC Director Mark Jamison, Assistant Director Araceli Castañeda, leadership consultant Dr. Skip Everitt and retired utility general manager Karen Johnson delivered the program. In attendance were 29 international participants. This workshop was scheduled at the conclusion of the 27th PURC/World Bank International Training Program on Utility Regulation and Strategy.