This presentation addresses the basic truth that change is hard, and requires deliberate and inclusive action.
It also introduces the two types of conflict and five ways of handling conflict, and audience can identify their
native conflict handling style and consider when another approach might be more effective.
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Dr. Angela Spranger is an encouraging, engaging facilitator who transfers her knowledge and experiences in ways that learners and participants can relate to and remember. She currently serves as a Lecturer in Management at Christopher Newport University in the Luter School of Business. Her instructional experience includes teaching adult non-traditional learners at Hampton University and Regent University in the business curricula, specializing in Marketing, Labor Management Relations, and Human Resources. At CNU, she teaches organizational behavior, human resource management, leadership in business, cross-cultural leadership, and other courses as needed.
A certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional, Dr. Spranger is the faculty adviser for the CNU student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (#5553). She maintains professional membership in SHRM, the Academy for Human Resource Development, Academy of Management, and International Leadership Association.
Dr. Spranger takes a global perspective to understanding the behavior of people in organizations, having presented her research in London, Barcelona, Rome, and Montreal to diverse audiences. Additionally, she has facilitated study abroad trips to the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Luxembourg, and France.
As a consultant, Dr. Spranger delivers professional development workshops to churches, military installations, and professional associations. She also provides corporate consulting on staffing initiatives, employee relations, and compliance and diversity issues. With a focus on “The 5C’s of Organizational Behavior,©” she creates customized workshop programs, coaching series, and consultation reports for organizational clients that address issues of Communication, Collaboration, Culture, Change, and Conflict.
An accomplished researcher, Dr. Spranger has published cases in the Lessons in Leadership book series, as well as a chapter on authentic leadership and followership in Ethics: The Old Testament, The New Testament, and Contemporary Application. Her research on Why People Stay (manuscript in progress) addresses organizational commitment and antisocial workplace behavior, and she has initiated a multifaceted project with a colleague, investigating perceptions of women in leadership called Queen Bees, Mean Girls, and BFFs (articles in progress).
Dr. Spranger is a scholar-practitioner whose work history includes administrative, HR, and management roles in the government, religious, nonprofit, educational and corporate manufacturing sectors. An accomplished speaker, she is a Competent Communicator in Toastmasters, International, having won awards for evaluation and presentation in that organization. Most recently she presented a short talk at SpeakCNU, in preparation for her future goal of delivering a TED Talk. Her dream is to help others achieve their purpose and deepen their own career fulfillment.