Knowledge Transfer: Wisdom and Guidance for Management Success
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, 10:00–11:15 a.m.
In this interactive session, the audience will have the opportunity to be part of scenarios where they see situations from a manager’s point of view. The audience will hear from seasoned NASA managers and gain knowledge about what it takes to be an effective manager, lessons learned, and tips on conflict resolution. The audience will come away with what the characteristics are to be a successful manager & leader by understanding the importance and function of active listening, providing constructive feedback on employees’ performance, and managing conflict from both personnel and other managers within an organization.
About the Presenter
Anthony Sanders is the Assistant Chief of the Instrument Systems and Technology Division within the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. He is responsible for administering Division-wide programs and serves as an expert consultant on the most challenging technical problems in fields of optics, cryogenics and fluids, detector systems, lasers and electro-optics, microwave instrument technology and instrument systems. Previously, he served as the Associate Chief of the Quality and Reliability Division where he provided senior management leadership of reliability and risk assessment, mission software and ground system assurance, and quality engineering branches. He has also served as Associate Chief of the Electrical Engineering Division assisting the Division Chief in leadership of an organization of engineers, technicians, managers, and support staff engaged in the design, analysis, development, integration, validation testing, launch, and on-orbit verification of electrical and electronic systems, associated flight and ground subsystems and components, including EEE parts and radiation effects, microelectronics and signal processing, energy conversion and power processing, command and data handling, microwave and communications, flight harnessing, integration and test, and electrical ground support equipment for Earth science, Space science, and technology missions in space and suborbital applications. Mr. Sanders has a BS degree in Electrical and Nuclear Engineering from University of Maryland. He has authored and co-authored numerous data workshop papers involving radiation effects on microelectronics at both international and national conferences. He is a member of IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society (NPSS), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), and the University of Maryland Alumni Association.