Event Date: 08/03/2016 (2:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT)
Awareness of our own cultural identities and experiences is the first step to becoming more effective cross-culturally. The Cross Cultural Adaptability Inventory™ (CCAI) workshop is a powerful experience that helps participants identify their personal areas of cross-cultural competency and provides examples of ways to improve them.
Join experts Dr. Colleen Kelley and Dr. Judith Meyers, as they teach the four competencies that are critical to cross-cultural adaptability. They will also examine how to use them as a springboard to self-awareness and cross-cultural success.
Participant Will Learn
- How to define culture and one’s cultural identity
- The four competencies associated with cross-cultural effectiveness
- Methods to assess cross-cultural competence
- A common vocabulary that allows for self-improvement, continued growth and perspective-taking in cross-cultural situations
Who Should Attend
- Human Resources Professionals
- Organizational Development Professionals
Colleen Kelley is a trainer and organization development consultant who has created custom materials and solutions for her clients for over thirty years. In the cross-cultural area, she has worked with clients around the world, focusing on relocation, cultural understanding, and team building in a global environment. Besides the CCAI (see Judith Meyers below) and other cross-cultural materials, she has written and published in related areas, such as assertion, education, sports performance, and trainer training.
Judith Meyers is a clinical and forensic psychologist who has a varied career as a consultant in such settings as the courts and Reality TV. She has expertise in personality assessments and psychological testing. She has published and presented on issues related to cross-cultural adaptability in the fields of business, psychology and forensics, and co-authored the Cross-Cultural Adaptability Inventory.