Cultural Considerations for Conducting Business in a Global Economy - Sessions 1 and 2

Date(s) of Presentation
July 22, 2010
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Even when companies abide by local law and corporate policy, the best laid business plans can go awry when your management team fails to follow local customs and cultures. Companies doing business in foreign jurisdictions must understand the impact that a country's traditions and mores have in managing their local workforce. This webinar features experts from Aperian Global, who will offer the following practical guidance:

  • Attitudes toward prospective employers and corporate brands
  • Common employee engagement and retention issues in a multi-cultural work environment
  • Performance management and feedback styles with employees in different regions
  • Training and development challenges based upon cultural differences in learning styles
  • What to do when you are in an environment that doesn't treat women fairly (according to your local standards)
  • The impact that religious beliefs and practices can have on the workplace

Speakers include:

  • Stephen J. Hirschfeld, Moderator; CEO, Employment Law Alliance and Partner, Curiale, Hirschfeld, Kraemer LLP, San Francisco, CA
  • Ernest Gundling, Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Aperian Global, San Francisco, CA
  • Simone-Eva Redrupp, Practice Group Leader for Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Aperian Global, Paris, France