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By GSMIweb on 22-Apr-10 00:13.

Five talented graduate students have been awarded attendance grants to attend the CSR Performance Summit, the only event where corporate social responsibility meets performance management. Hosted by the Global Strategic Management Institute (GSMI) and taking place in New York City May 11-13, 2009, the CSR Performance Summit will feature case studies, panels, and networking sessions with executives from some of the top responsible companies, including Dell, Jones Lang LaSalle, Campbell Soup Company, Sodexo, Office Depot, Seventh Generation, FedEx, and Waste Management. "These students will have the rare opportunity to meet and learn from top professionals in CSR, and to learn from real examples of the challenges and successes of those in the field," said GSMI President Luke Vinci. "They will come away with cutting-edge strategies, tools, and best practices at the cutting-edge of the field."
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By GSMIweb on 22-Apr-10 00:10.

March 23, 2009, San Diego, CA - In today's economy, executives in corporate social responsibility (CSR) must rise to the challenges of performing better with less, proving benefit to the company's bottom line and boosting strategic goals. The CSR Performance Summit, hosted by the Global Strategic Management Institute (GSMI) and taking place in New York City May 11-13, 2009, will focus on the skills, tools and case studies to help CSR professionals meet these challenges. Sponsored by Dell and Net Impact in partnership with Dell, the conference will provide timely, practical information that CSR professionals can't afford to miss. Participants will solidify their CSR foundation, refine communications strategies, and arm themselves with ideas to maximize their efforts, creating better, stronger programs and companies. "We're pleased to offer this event just when the field needs it most, and grateful for terrific partners like Dell and NetImpact," said GSMI President Luke Vinci. "With the focus on strategy, innovation, and results, this conference is a perfect way for executives to raise the bar for their CSR programs and their business."
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By GSMIweb on 22-Apr-10 00:04.

Effective and efficient execution of strategy is the number one area of concern for executive leaders today. Last week, over 80 not-for-profit and government leaders convened in Washington, D.C. to discuss how the Balanced Scorecard can be used to help address the massive challenges faced by social and public sector organizations. Led by Harvard Business School professors Robert Kaplan and Allen Grossman, the conference included participants from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Fulton County Public Schools, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the University of Leeds, and the Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Boston. March 9, 2009, Washington, D.C. In the face of decreasing endowment values, budget shortfalls, and decreasing donations, social service and public sector executives are facing a generational crisis that threatens to shake the very foundation of the social safety net in the United States. The Madoff scandals alone have caused several nonprofits to close their doors, and severe budget cuts are negatively affecting public sector organizations across the country.
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By GSMIweb on 21-Apr-10 23:42.

(Performance management is a relatively new concept to the field of management. Performance management literature typically starts out with various examinations of the term "performance". The following information describes how the term "performance" in this library is used in this library.) Supervisors have conducted performance appraisals for years. Employees have attended training sessions for years. Organization members have worked long, hard hours for centuries. Processes, such as planning, budgeting, sales and billings have been carried out for years in organizations. But all too often, these activities are done mostly for the sake of doing them, not for contributing directly to the preferred results of the organization. Performance management reminds us that being busy is not the same as producing results. It reminds us that training, strong commitment and lots of hard work alone are not results. The major contribution of performance management is its focus on achieving results -- useful products and services for customers inside and outside the organization. Performance management redirects our efforts away from busyness toward effectiveness.
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By GSMIweb on 21-Apr-10 23:36.

Feb. 11, 2009, San Diego, CA - In today's tough economy, executives in corporate social responsibility (CSR) must rise to the challenges of performing better with less, proving benefit to the company's bottom line and boosting strategic goals. The CSR Performance Summit, hosted by the Global Strategic Management Institute (GSMI) and taking place in New York City May 11-13, 2009, will focus on the skills, tools and case studies to help CSR professionals meet these challenges. The only event of its kind, the CSR Performance Summit addresses cutting-edge strategies and best practices in performance management in the corporate social responsibility sector, providing a forum for CSR executives to share innovative techniques in planning, metrics, and evaluation. Summit participants will hear of the resourcefulness, innovation, and partnerships that have attributed to the good work of companies such as Jones Lang LaSalle, Campbell Soup Company, Sodexo, and Office Depot.
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