613: MultiCultural Project Teams: - You-Me-Us-Them => We
Mindy Bohannon , Eaton Corporation    Biography

Objectives: What is multiculturalism?
Cultural characteristics important to pay attention to in multicultural teams.
Tips and Suggestions for dealing with multicultural teams from the speaker and fellow attendees.
Abstract: Q: How to get from an Us vs Them attitude to an attitude of We and working toward one goal together.

Project teams solve problems. Diversity in those project teams is inevitable so it is a key ingredient of the people that make up those project teams.

Diversity is found in our thinking styles, areas of expertise, experience, organization, industry, and cultural backgrounds.

"I don't understand you. You don't understand me. What else do we have in common?" - Ashleigh Brilliant

Listen and discuss this topic with your fellow colleagues during this presentation.

Audiernce Focus: Developers
Expertise: Beginner
Track: Professional Development
Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Time: 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM