As a Distinguished Professor of International Business at Northeastern University, Paula Caligiuri directs the CALL Program, a corporate-sponsored international volunteerism program in partnership with the National Peace Corps Association.
Paula has authored or co-authored several award-winning articles and books in the area of expatriate management, global leadership development, and cultural agility, including Cultural Agility: Building a Pipeline of Successful Global Professionals (Jossey-Bass, 2012), Managing the Global Workforce (Wiley, 2010), and Get a Life, Not a Job: Do What You Love and Let Your Talents Work for You (FT Press, 2010). Paula is currently serving as an Area Editor for the Journal of International Business Studies, the leading academic journal in the field of international business.
She is the founder and president of TASCA Global, a consulting firm dedicated to building cultural agility in the workforce. Paula holds an M.S. and Ph.D. from Penn State University in industrial and organizational psychology.
To limit the possibility of COVID-19 transmission, your organization is likely limiting travel and encouraging your employees to work from home. As most employees work in teams, their work will now need to rely on synchronous and asynchronous technology. In this webinar, Dr. Paula Caligiuri provides practical tips for maximizing team effectiveness through remote collaboration, especially when colleagues are located across time zones and cultures. She explains how team member differences can affect technology use, acceptance and engagement while providing remote, team-level practices to promote trust, facilitate collaboration and create effective communication.
With the rise of nationalism around the world, it is important to understand the science of how demographically different people become attached to each other. How do humans identify those in their “tribe” and those who are outsiders? Using the foundations of psychology, Paula Caligiuri, Ph.D., will share how we can form cross-cultural connections and why expanding our tribes will improve our lives.
Trust is critical for all the relationships in our lives — both at home and at work. Did you notice how some people seem to garner your trust quickly while others need to prove themselves over time? Gaining trust is easier with those who we perceive to be similar but can be more difficult when we perceive differences, especially differences across cultures. Using the foundations of psychology, Paula Caligiuri PhD will share ways to build trust across-cultures to strength our relationships in our personal and professional lives.
Neutralizing Cultural Differences through Technology
For many, technology eliminates the challenges when working with people from different cultures. It reduces work travel, improves information flow, and replaces hard-to-understand accents with written words. While technology has made working across cultures easier, it has also lulled us into believing that cultural differences can be neutralized. This is a myth – and a costly one at that. This keynote reveals the many critical ways cultural differences affect technology use, acceptance, and engagement and provides strategies to succeed.
- Paula Caligiuri
The investment in global collaboration technology now exceeds US$45 billion. Professionals who work across cultures face some of the most cognitively, psychologically and emotionally difficult challenges, regardless of whether they work virtually or in person. And they often face these challenges without the help of a corporate guide.
HR professionals' guide to creating a culturally agile talent pipeline.
Succeeding in today's global economy requires organizations to acquire, develop, and retain professionals who can operate effectively around the world, irrespective of country or culture. More than ever before, organizations need a pipeline of professionals who possess cultural agility, the ability to quickly, comfortably, and successfully work in cross-cultural and international environments.
Human resource management (HRM) is the strategic and coherent approach to the management of an organization's employees. As the need for effective and top staff rises, Managing the Global Workforce provides the most up to date and topical information on accessing human resource management. Written by Paula Caligiuri, an author recognized as one of the most prolific authors in the field of international business for her work in global careers, this book covers the full range of strategic, comparative, and cross-cultural issues affecting the way a workforce is managed globally.
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