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The Redesigning and Redefining Work Summit (RRW) is an INVITATION ONLY summit at Stanford University to present new and innovative research and generate dialog among diverse perspectives to create a new platform for the design and definition of work for the twenty-first century.  The RRW Summit will bring together one hundred and fifty top academic researchers, corporate leaders, policy makers, and media representatives to set a research-based agenda for redesigning work.
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Friday, November 8 • 10:05am - 10:25am
Jennifer Allyn, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

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Implementing Flexibility:  From Theory to Practice
The business case for flexibility is compelling for professional services firms like PwC.   Turnover is costly and leaders recognize that flexibility is required to retain and advance top talent.  The challenge, however, is how to implement flexibility initiatives consistently in a demanding client service environment. This talk will explore some of the obstacles and opportunities involved with translating flexibility from theory to practice. 

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Jennifer Allyn

Managing Director in the Office of Diversity for the US Firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Jennifer Allyn is a Managing Director in the Office of Diversity for the US Firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.  As an executive and thought leader promoting diversity initiatives, she is responsible for designing programs to retain, develop, and advance diverse professionals. Ms. Allyn has been recognized as a subject matter expert on gender, GLBT and work/life challenges.   She is a frequent public speaker and has been quoted... Read More →

Friday November 8, 2013 10:05am - 10:25am
McCaw Hall, Stanford Alumni Center 326 Galvez Street, Stanford