Ep. 08 How to Create a Culture of Connection in the Workplace with Alfarena McGinty

Forensics Found

13-04-2023 • 34 mins

Alfarena McGinty's remarkable 25-year journey began at the Marion County Coroner's office in Indianapolis, Indiana. From getting her start as a secretary looking at photos of deceased people to handling operations as Chief Deputy Coroner, Alfie has taken on a great challenge and thrived every step of the way!

In this episode, Kat sits down with Alfie, who gives us an insightful glimpse into her experiences in creating a connected and open culture within the workplace. She shares her leadership strategies that retain staff and encourage communication. Alfie also discusses her county's unique requirement for coroners handling death notifications, the incorporation of social workers for support, and the importance of understanding different cultures. Don't miss this thought-provoking conversation on building strong bridges within your team!

Topics discussed in this episode:

- Leadership qualities that help retain staff and promote open communication

- The values and principles that Alfie implements within her team

- The role of focus groups and discussions

- Unique aspect of Marion County: coroners conducting death notifications

- Incorporating social workers and additional training for staff in death notification

- The importance of empathy and building connections with affected families

- Addressing the different cultures within Marion County and gathering resources for death notifications

- The methods for enhancing connection within the workplace

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