One of the primary talents international leaders need today, is the ability to manage and leverage cultural differences. Today’s manager has to work in both international and cross-cultural environments. Consequently, managers are now required to deal with challenges stemming from inter-cultural communication differences. Therefore, successful management demands cross-cultural competency.
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The higher we climb in our career, the clearer it becomes that just delivering good results is not always enough to qualify us for the next position up the ladder. In this session, learn the four advanced strategies that will help you accelerate your career, position you as a Most Valuable Player, and earn your next promotion.
2016 Talent Management: Protecting Your Project Resources by Developing a Talent Risk Management Plan
You manage project risk in terms of time, variable and other resources. But what about talent? Kristie Evans will bring her perspectives as an HR practitioner, project manager and executive to talent risk management. She’ll share guidance on assessing resource strengths and weaknesses, understanding different value propositions and blending resource skills for high-quality stakeholder results.
For many PMOs and Project teams, virtual teams that span locations are the norm. Yet virtual work can expose organizational weaknesses. Emily Luijbregts, PMP will use case study examples and more to illustrate tips for success, including how to recruit the right team, get started on the right foot and navigate cultural conflicts.
Do you have productive and effective relationships with executives, project managers and team members? Are you putting thought into your relationships or simply hoping for the best? Your ability (or lack thereof) is one of the most important factors that determine whether or not you will advance to the highest paying roles in the profession.
April Book Club - What to Do When You're New; How to Be Comfortable, Confident, and Successful in New Situations
Closing webinar for April Book Club on What to Do When You're New; How to Be Comfortable, Confident, and Successful in New Situations
April Book Club Intro - What to Do When You're New; How to Be Comfortable, Confident, and Successful in New Situations
Introduction webinar for Book Club: What to Do When You're New; How to Be Comfortable, Confident, and Successful in New Situations
August Book Club Introduction - A Team of Leaders; Empowering Every Member to Take Ownership, Demonstrate Initiative, and Deliver Results
Introduction webinar for August Book Club Intro - A Team of Leaders; Empowering Every Member to Take Ownership, Demonstrate Initiative, and Deliver Results by Paul Gustavson and Stewart Liff
This webinar discusses the second-in-command as a person of importance not impertinence. Examples from both classic literature, fictional characters that most of us recognize, and current events will be offered as forms of case studies. The second-in-command is very visible in project teams as a person that may want to help, but sometimes is not recognized by the project team lead or manager. Listen as Chris Greco explains the very nature of the second-in-command and how these "followers" are in fact not only necessary, but most often crucial to the success or failure of the team.
For decades, leaders and managers have been trained to think and act on upon the assumption that employees and customers are rational beings. Motivational, organisational and structural approaches have been developed on the premise that people know what is good for them and that they behave accordingly. Therefore rewards, bonuses, job promotions as well as punishments have been designed to make sure people understand and achieve goals. However, there is strong scientific evidence that this approach is not just irrelevant but dangerous because it does not accept humans as they are: emotional, irrational and primarily focused on their survival. Management styles need to change and modern leaders have to reconsider their approach. This webinar provides both the evidence for the need to change and directions on how this should happen. Prepare for the holistic brain leader!