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Fostering Inclusive Group Decision-Making

From the 2024 Emerging Laboratory Managers Collaborative Conference (Recorded 1/19/2024)
Presented by Denise Williams, PhD, SPHR
This session will examine how participative decision-making can be utilized to foster inclusivity within a team environment. The development of skills related to considering divergent viewpoints, improving communication skills, regulating emotions, and building a sense of inclusion, belonging, and trust in teams will be discussed.

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to

  • Define the roles of divergent and convergent thinking processes in decision-making.
  • Apply methods to promote inclusive and robust dialogue in the decision-making process.
  • Discuss the impact of inclusive decision-making can have on team dynamics and professional growth.

This recorded presentation is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area ETH will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.

This Basic-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.