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Cultural Calibration & Inclusion

To generate inclusion and sustainable work relationships where cultural and gender diversity needs to be addressed

Customized programs for peer leaders, managers and/or for teams:

Common clients’ requests
• Improve the effectiveness of collaboration within a multi-cultural work context
• Feel at ease and develop the necessary Cultural Intelligence to build reciprocated trust
• Minimize the constant risk of misunderstandings/conflict due to cultural diversity
• Recognize and respect diverse cultural boundaries
• Deal with assumptions and unconscious biases
• Find the adequate way to express needs and requests
• Generate the sense of inclusion to work productively

Frameworks, Models and supporting tools
• The CALIBRATE framework to stimulate Cultural Calibration conversations
• Julia Middleton’s concept of Core and Flex (regarding Values, Beliefs, Behaviours)
• The SCARF Model by Dr David Rock (In this case, applied to the perspective of Cultural Diversity and Inclusion: Status, Certainty, Autonomy, Relatedness, Fairness)
• The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni (Taking the 5 areas of dysfunctions around Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability and Team Results and looking at each from the perspective of generating Cultural Calibration and Inclusion)

Results and Benefits
• Shared meanings, values and vision going beyond differences
• Greater understanding of different cultures, working styles, and personalities
• Boosted sense of trust and connection across diverse cultures and genders
• Greater appreciation of the importance of diversity of thinking within healthy debates
• Tools to effectively resolve conflicts due to mismatched cultural expectations
• Common clarity on how to spot and deal with unconscious biases
• Acquired reflex to create moments of Cultural Calibration when needed
• Increased emotional and cultural intelligence to shape sound working relationships

Lausanne, Switzerland

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Dorotea Brandin©2008 to date

Lausanne, Switzerland

Dorotea Brandin © 2008 to date