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Dr. Deborah Ford Human Capital Practice, Communications, Media, and Technology Operating Group, Accenture

Dr. Deborah Ford works within the Human Capital practice at Accenture within the Communications, Media, and Technology operating group at Accenture. Responsible for leading global client engagements, Deborah has extensive experience driving transformational projects in the areas of HR, talent management, and change management.

In her consulting work, Deborah recently completed a comprehensive assessment of the research and emerging trends associated with performance management. Throughout her tenure, she has developed recruitment and selection strategies, created 360-degree feedback tools, led succession-planning efforts, conducted gap analyses, designed training programs, and completed HR transformation efforts.

Some of her research on promotional applicant reactions is published in the International Journal of Selection and Assessment.

Prior to Accenture, Deborah held a number of management consulting roles at PES and CPS HR Consulting, and academic editorial work with the Journal of Management.

Deborah completed her Masters Degree at George Mason University and her PhD at Portland State University.


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Bonnie D. Graham

A talk radio and cable TV broadcast journalist since 1995, media producer / host Bonnie D. Graham created and launched SAP Coffee Break with Game-Changers Radio in Fall 2011. Since then, she has developed 20 additional themed Game-Changers radio series for SAP. On each episode, Bonnie moderates a panel of thought leaders, practitioners, journalists and / or educators from across the business spectrum and the globe, to share timely technology and strategy insights for businesses of all sizes, industries, geographies, and maturities. Bonnie is on the SAP Editorial Experience / News Services team. Follow her programs on Twitter #SAPRadio.

Connect with Bonnie D. Graham: @bizbreakradio

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