In this video, industry expert Catherine Mercer Bing will explore culture and perception, and increase awareness of different communication styles and orientations. Examples will be used to illustrate the five different types of orientations: Individualism, Power Distance, Certainty, Achievement, and Time Orientation. Learn the different variations within each of these orientations, to help improve teamwork and increase employee satisfaction within our culturally diverse organizations.
Starting from the premise that the concept of team is culturally bound, Catherine Mercer Bing provides guidance for improving team function and performance. Drawing on her extensive experience in supporting global teams, she challenges team leaders and members to reflect on their cultural assumptions – to improve their cultural metacognition – and provides key advice concerning engagement, productivity, and human process interactions on teams.