The world is getting smaller as more people are travelling, immigrating, and working overseas. This movement is creating cross-cultural encounters at a mind-boggling rate. Cultural differences between international teams is one of the primary reasons that people leave the field prematurely. This course is based on the book, Familiar to Foreign, by Sarah Lanier. It will focus on helping people understand cultural differences and the reasons behind them.
Sarah Lanier is an international consultant and lecturer on culture, leadership and team dynamics. By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Identify and compare some cultural differences.
- Discover possible actions to accommodate others with different tendencies.
- Think of ways to develop harmonious working relationships with your own team members.