Cross Cultural Teamwork Across Cultures

How to effectively lead and manage multicultural teams.

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“LSA delivered a great session on cross cultural teamwork across cultures and distance for our team. Most of us have several years’ experience globally, but we all still learned something new and valuable.

Our team loved the session and the facilitator.  We started using some of the virtual tools and tips immediately.”
Rosalind Stephenson | Senior Manager, Global People and Culture | Grant Thornton International Ltd

Description
In spite of efforts to thoughtfully manage differences in time zones, cultures, and languages, global teams often fail to perform at their peak. Global teams members report unclear and misaligned team goals and accountabilities, roles, norms, practices, and expectations which are all exacerbated by cultural differences.

Cross Cultural Teamwork Across Cultures training is designed to strengthen global team skills in a diverse cultural environment.  Diverse teams with members coming from many different countries and backgrounds learn how to:

  • Work together effectively
  • Communicate
  • Share ideas
  • Handle conflict
  • Integrate cultural influences and differing perspectives
  • Make decisions

In this interactive Teamwork Across Cultures program, participants will learn and model best practices for creating and sustaining an effective, innovative, and diverse team.

This teamwork across cultures program can also be customized for manufacturing, engineering, and other specific departments so that your global teams can:

  • Take an active role in their team’s success
  • Know how to create an effective team with diverse members
  • Define roles and responsibilities
  • Problem solve using techniques which work with all cultures
  • Strengthen commitment and build rapport across cultures

Target Audience:
Anyone working on a diverse team with members coming from many different countries and backgrounds.

To speak with an LSA Expert and learn about Cross Cultural Teamwork Across Cultures training program customization and delivery options onsite at your company, please contact us.

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