This winter, I taught a course on Communications and Cultural Intelligence to a group of master’s students at Montreal’s HEC. None of them was of Canadian origin. One was from China, 2 from the United States, 1 from Italy, and another was newly established in France. I provided the course in
Diversity is definitely the word of the millennium! But what does diversity actually mean? What does it include? Why are we talking about Diversity and inclusion? This may seem like questioning the obvious, but because we talk a lot about Diversity in our business, I see that people have different
By Keith Warburton, founder of Global Business Culture, partner of ACCULTURA Keith Warburton, CEO of Global Business Culture, is ACCULTURA’s partner in the UK. As an expert in cross-cultural awareness training for business, he has been running global virtual team training for over 15 years for major corporations worldwide. Given the
While diversity is a top priority for business leaders, effective and sustainable training solutions to eradicate racism, sexism, ageism, and other forms of discrimination within the organization are rare. Building a discrimination-free organization requires a diversified cultural training program that builds a foundation for a sustainable discrimination-free environment. Like training
Here’s some fantastic news in light of the upcoming Global Diversity Month: diversity training is vigorously climbing to the top of North American organizations’ agenda (and hopefully well beyond). Thanks to the massive global movements to raise awareness on racial and gender inequities we have been witnessing – or perhaps
Recently, I’ve indulged in yet another valuable webinar presented by AFI Expertise, a partner whose business in digital transformation encompasses 20 years of expertise in on and offline training. So they know what they’re talking about when they comment on the advantages of online training – particularly when delivering to
Whether the pandemic ends sooner or later, it is clear that a new normal is settling into the business world and likely, for good. If I may venture a few predictions: remote working will become an ideal way to manage cost, enhance productivity, and reduce pollution. Videoconferencing will become the
This particular article was created for ACCULTURA’s cross-cultural UK partner. We love spreading Canadian culture across the pond! Google doesn’t fancy a double copy so instead of republishing the article here, please find this informative take on cultural awareness training in Canada at: https://www.globalbusinessculture.com/cultural-awareness/cultural-training-in-canada/ #culturalintelligence #culturaltraining Happy reading!
Bet you’ve been interacting lots virtually these past few weeks! So what have you learned about managing diversity using ZOOM or SKYPE? Not as easy as you thought, right? So I’m betting that if your team is dispersed in various countries or made up of a rainbow of cultures (as
With COVID-19, most countries are on pause. Large segments of the population are going online, many of them to ensure business continuity. Remote work is becoming a business lifesaver. Some are accustomed to it, and others are just jumping in. We either see this situation through rose- or dark-coloured glasses.