Cultural Fluency: Identifying Leaders in China
07 January, 2014 | (01 hr)
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As multinationals find that more of their employees, customers, and partners are based in China, they recognize the need to develop a culturally sensitive lens when identifying people that will help them achieve their goals. At the same time, many multinational companies use leadership competency models that measure traits and behaviors by a Western-centric yardstick (i.e., assertiveness, self-confidence, open and direct communication styles). Those from Asian cultures may have different ways of communicating and demonstrating leadership. This webcast will briefly review findings from a recent Conference Board Research Working Group survey of Chinese nationals working for Western MNCs in China.
Who Should Attend: HR leaders with responsibility for their company's China/Asia strategy
Jane Hyun is a leadership strategist and consultant to Fortune 500 companies, MBA programs, and professional associations. She brings 22 years of global business and HR expertise to her clients. Prior to starting this consulting firm she has held ... Full Bio
Ethan Cramer-Flood is the China Program Specialist based in The Conference Board's New York City headquarters. He liaises with the Beijing-based China Center for Economics and Business and coordinates the two Conference Board China Councils in the... Full Bio