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02 February, 2016 | (01 hr)

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Virtual teams have become a business necessity as a result of globalization, skill shortages, and 24/7 operations, but they remain extremely challenging. With limited face-to-face contact to build trust between team members, communication and productivity are often further reduced by cross-cultural misunderstandings.

Join this webcast to gain insights from three global experts, based in India, the United Kingdom, and the United States, about ways to build on cross-cultural differences as a source of strength.

Key takeaways

  • Identify the main challenges for cross-cultural virtual teams
  • Learn strategies to improve in three key areas: interpersonal communications, getting work done, and managing conflict
  • Understand how cross-cultural differences can be a source of innovation

Speakers

Radhika Vaidyanathan

Radhika Vaidyanathan
Country Head
Community Business India

Radhika Vaidyanathan is now Country Head, Community Business India. A professional experience that substantiates her position as Leader, Global Diversity & Inclusion Radhika holds a wealth of experience, developing and leading diversity & inclusion strategies for large corporations and ha...Full Bio

Marjorie Derven

Marjorie Derven
Senior Fellow, Human Capital
The Conference Board

Marjorie Derven is a Senior Fellow, Human Capital at the Conference Board. In this role, Marjorie supports the Human Capital Practice, which includes The Conference Board Human Capital Exchange,™ research, conferences, web...Full Bio

Alison Maitland

Alison Maitland (Moderator)
Senior Fellow, Human Capital and Program Director
The Conference Board

Alison Maitland is a Senior Fellow in Human Capital at The Conference Board. In addition to serving as a Senior Fellow, Alison is an international writer, speaker, adviser and coach. Her key areas of expertise are: the changing world of work; building inclusive organizations; new models of ...Full Bio

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