Hindsight is 2020: Championing Stakeholders to Achieve HR Goals

Thursday 9:10 – 10:10am

Session Description

As HR leaders, we often need to approach initiatives in a collaborative way in order to serve our stakeholders and achieve our goals. Utilizing a strategic partnership model to connect project imperatives with successful outcomes for all stakeholders can feel daunting. In this real-world case study, participants will learn how Kansas State University leveraged a proven framework to address the future of work.  This approach strengthened relationships, established a shared understanding and achieved project goals in the face of changing circumstances.

Learning Objectives

  1. Creating and communicating a project plan provides a roadmap that adds structure and enhances effectiveness (template provided)
  2. Engaging stakeholders in the implementation ensures consistency, increases support and may help to prevent unforeseen challenges
  3. An effective communication plan is critical to multiphase and/or large scale projects (how we planned, how we engaged, how key that was to our success)

Jenny Locanthi

Jenny Locanthi currently serves as the Compensation & Organizational Effectiveness Manager in the division of Human Capital Services at Kansas State University. Jenny has over 10 years of experience as an HR Generalist in industry and three years specializing in compensation in higher education.







Shanna Legleiter

Shanna Legleiter currently serves as the Associate Vice President of Human Capital Services at Kansas State University. In role, she oversees the departments for Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development and Compensation & Organizational Effectiveness.