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Cultural Misunderstandings: Working with Different Leadership Styles

Posted on Mar 20 2015 under Cultural Conflict, Previous Programs

Katrina BurrusAmid accelerating change and globalization, companies are faced with the difficult challenge of thinking globally while acting locally. Companies are in dire need of leaders who possess an exceptional ability to accelerate business in complex and multicultural environments. However, working in a multicultural environment is complex and causes many misunderstandings. Even if you never leave the US, the increase in the rate of globalization will likely have you working with a peer, employee or boss from a different national, cultural background. Join us to find out how these cultural misunderstandings take place and how you might prepare yourself to overcome them.

Dr. Katrina Burrus, PhD, MCC has a proven track record in coaching numerous international leaders (Nestle, Novartis, CERN, UNAIDS, United Nations etc). Her coaching career has taken her to Europe, Asia and the United States, and she is recognized for her distinctive capabilities with leaders and teams from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.

MKB Conseil & Coaching specializes in leadership coaching for Global Nomadic Leaders, Brilliant and Abrasive Leaders and Talents. Katrina is passionate about supporting leaders, increase their performance and find more meaning in what they do. Katrina teaches postgraduate courses at various universities and speaks and facilitates workshops on “Global Nomadic Leadership”, on “Brilliant and Abrasive Leaders”, and on “Successful Integration into a New Role”. She was the first ICF (International Coach Federation) Master Certified Coach in Switzerland, founder and Board Member of ICF Switzerland. After numerous articles, she published two books, “Global Nomadic Leaders” and “When the Visionary is Blinded.”

More Information:  GLOBAL NOMADIC LEADERSHIP


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