Setting Expectations for Your Team
26 August 2021, 05 pm

Setting Expectations for Your Team

Sandy Steiger, Director Integrated Analytics, Pet at The J.M. Smucker Co

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Sandy Steiger, Director Integrated Analytics, Pet at The J.M. Smucker Co., dives deep into the mechanics of effectively building and managing team. She uses her expertise to clarify how leaders should approach topics like performance management, expectation setting, and mentoring.

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Rachael Dempsey
Rachael DempseyHost
Community Manager at RStudio
I love connecting people across the data science community to share what they're accomplishing with data and help others do the same through community discussions, industry meetups, and more.
Sandy Steiger
Sandy SteigerDirector Integrated Analytics, Pet at The J.M. Smucker Co.
Sandy Steiger, Director Integrated Analytics, Pet at The J.M. Smucker Co. Sandy is passionate about driving data and quantitative literacy through every level of an organization – and developing a team of analysts and data scientists that will drive better decision making through the use of data and analytics.

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