Approaching each other with openness and understanding is the foundation for developing a more welcoming community. The learning opportunities below offer some baseline information on working in a diverse environment.
Organizations value collaboration and cultural diversity but the reality of working together across cultures can be challenging and confusing. This two-hour session explores some of the communication barriers and value differences inherent in the intercultural workplace as well as some tips for improving cross-cultural communication skills and developing cultural empathy. Participants will have an opportunity to explore their own intercultural work experiences.
Audience: Faculty, staff
Format: In-person course, offered by the Office of Human Resources