Eliza Wicher Ph.D.

Head of Global Talent Development Groupon

Eliza is a Head of Global Talent Development at Groupon, where she leads a global team that enables Groupon’s success through great leadership. The team looks after employee onboarding, performance and succession, leadership development, employee engagement, and organizational effectiveness. Eliza has held roles across talent management, talent development, and HR analytics, most recently at AbbVie and Motorola Solutions. She has published in academic and industry publications on topics related to analytics and measurement, talent assessment, and management. Eliza is passionate about applying behavioral science to solve the most pressing people challenges. She earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Wayne State University.

Day Two: Monday, February 24, 2020

Monday, February 24th, 2020

9:10 AM Building High-Performing Management Teams

Managers play a critical role in organizations. At their best, managers build high performing, engaged teams that drive organizational results. Many organizations, especially those experiencing a lot of growth or promotion into manager roles, struggle to equip managers with the foundational skills to be at their best. In this session, Eliza Wicher, Ph.D. will discuss how, over the course of a year, Groupon took an ecological approach to manager development and elevated this critical skill set by addressing the following: 
  • Expectations
  • Metrics & Feedback
  • Capability Building
  • Accountability 

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