Can Social Media Help in Your OD Practice? (05/13/2010)

Have you heard of social media?  Tired of hearing of social media?

What is it?   Why is it so important?   Is it important?  Or is it just a fad?

And, do I need to care?  Is this something we can use in OD?  At all?

Our presenters, Suzanne and Ed, will step us through these timely questions and more.  IF there is a connection, we’ll find it together on Thursday night.



Suzanne Hoenig is the solepreneur of SheZap: social media services to express and connect your message and your community.  SheZap is proud to offer everything from social media marketing, community building, website design and search-engine-optimization to, and yes, even Twitter!   Ms. Hoenig is a founding member of DFW Servant Leaders, a certified teacher, a training and development consultant, and a budding social entrepreneur. 

Dr. Ed Savage is the Manager of Training and Development for L-3 Communications Mission Integration Division. He has been an organization development professional for 25 years. He has had extensive involvement with team development, leadership development and strategic organization change.  He is has worked with a number of Fortune 500 and non-profits. His experience includes involvement with large-scale organization changes as acquisitions, strategic alliances, new plant start-ups, team based organizations, process re-engineering, empowerment, manufacturing resource planning, total quality management, succession, and survey. He has worked with management, professionals, skilled labor, and teams in union and non-union environments in North America, Europe, Japan, and Asia.

Dr. Savage has published a number of articles on organization change as well as presented at conferences, universities, and other forums. He holds a doctorate in Organization Change from Pepperdine University, a Master of Science in Organizational Development from Pepperdine University, and a Bachelor of Science in Management from Sacred Heart University.  He holds certifications of Senior Professional in Human Resources, Registered Organization Development Consultant and Production & Inventory Management. He has taught in graduate programs at the University of Texas at Dallas, University of Monterrey, and Texas A&M Commerce.


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