Webinars – January 2012

Nancy RuthNancy A. Ruth
TO DIVERSITY and BEYOND: Building Bridges through Cultural Competence

January 24, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CST
 
 
 
Objectives

  • To build a basic understanding of cultural value differences and their impact on your organization.
  • To build your own cultural “gap analysis” between your natural style and that of prominent diverse groups in your workforce.

Overview
Generalizations, types of culture, your cultural puzzle, understanding culture, communication styles, task vs relationship, equality vs hiearachy, individualism vs collectivisim, risk vs caution, harmony vs honesty, prominent cultures in the US workplace, personal takeaway.

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Jennifer ThibeauxJennifer Thibeaux, Ph.D. (abd)
UareWhatUTweet.com! The Intersection of Social Media & Diversity

January 31, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CST

Society moved from calls, to pages, to chirping, to texting, and now we’re all abuzz with Social Media! Communication has moved lightening fast but have diversity principles kept up with the pace?

  • What does a positive and productive message look like with this new medium?
  • How do corporate organizations embrace and manage the messages that shape the culture and ideas of their own organization?

Welcome to UareWhatUTweet.com. We’ll take a dive into the reality of social media messaging, the positives and negatives that can impact a corporate diver-sity initiative.

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