Reduce Your Organization’s Social Media Risk

Canvas Network

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Starts August 30, 2013

Effective social media policy protects an organization from risk at the same time as it enables employees to develop more effective ways to accomplish work. Driving the implementation of social media policy is a great way for Human Resources (HR) and business leaders to demonstrate value with executive leadership.

This course addresses the first part of policy development: what is the policy need? It begins by identifying uses of social media in the workplace. Then it addresses four areas that present risk to an organization. By the time you are done, you will have an idea where your biggest gaps are that require further exploration and policy development. You will be able to answer these questions: How does my organization use or desire to use social media? What risks exist that require social media policy?

NOTE: The course contains Flash media which may not play on an iOS device.


Steve Miranda

Managing Director of CAHRS

Steve Miranda is the Managing Director for Cornell University’s Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS), one of the world's leading partnerships between industry and academia devoted to the field of global human resource management. CAHRS partners represent 65 of the world's premier companies and have employees in almost every country in the world. Mr. Miranda’s responsibilities include setting the Center’s strategic direction, overall business development, and the management of both external and internal relationships.

Prior to joining Cornell, Mr. Miranda was the Chief Human Resource and Strategic Planning Officer for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM is the world’s largest professional HR association, serving more than 260,000 members in over 100 countries.

Before SHRM, Mr. Miranda was an HR vice president at Lucent Technologies responsible for supporting a wide variety of business units. Steve also spent three and a half years in Hong Kong as Lucent’s Human Resources vice president for Asia Pacific.

Prior to moving into HR, Mr. Miranda spent several years managing global telecommunications software development projects for Bell Laboratories, the world-famous research arm of AT&T and later Lucent Technologies.

Mr. Miranda currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Ethics Resource Center, the Council for Adult Experiential Learning, and is an adjunct professor in both Georgetown University’s graduate degree program and Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University’s Sasin School of Business. He is a strategic adviser to three start-up companies, as well as a past United States representative to the World Federation of Personnel Management Associations (WFPMA). Steve is a frequent speaker at HR events around the globe and work that he and his teams have been associated with has appeared in the Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, Wall Street Journal Online, New York Times, ABC television’s “20/20” news magazine, the BBC and National Public Radio (NPR).

Steve received his undergraduate degree in liberal arts and his graduate degree in computer science from the University of Detroit, both summa cum laude.

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