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Global Leadership and the Challenge of Influencing Across Borders
Dr. Richard Griffith
This program has been pre-approved for 3 International Credit Hours.
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Populations are shifting. Wealth distributions are shifting. Talent pools are shifting. A new environment has emerged where your competitor in one country may be your partner in another. Are you ready for this change? Can you lead a global team?
The goal of the course is to provide HR leaders who have significant overseas interactions (or will in the future) with the tools to lead teams who may have members from other cultures. The workshop will focus on how leadership styles differ around the globe, how to adapt your leadership style, how to effectively lead global teams, and how to develop those necessary leadership skills.
At the completion of this workshop participants will be able to:
1. Understand the megatrends challenging future leaders including population shifts, urbanization, and changes in the distribution of wealth.
2. Comprehend alternative views of leadership from around the globe.
3. Utilize strategies to effectively build trust in international teams.
Dr. Griffith is a Professor in the Industrial Organizational Psychology program and the Director of The Institute for Cross Cultural Management at the Florida Institute of Technology. He received his doctoral degree in I/O Psychology from The University of Akron in 1997. He is the author of over 75 publications and presentations in the area of personnel selection and is the editor of several books, chapters, and journals on the topic. He has conducted funded research for the Department of Defense examining the measurement and training of cross-cultural competence and the development of region specific cultural databases. Dr. Griffith provides coaching in global leadership and executive presentations, specializing in presentations conducted abroad. He is a member of the International Association of Applied Psychologists, the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences, and the Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology. He is the editor of the upcoming book "The Age of Internationalization". His work has been featured in Time magazine and The Wall Street Journal.