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Leading a culturally diverse team

How to foster understanding and outstanding cooperation between people with different cultural backgrounds

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Globalization turned many organizations into cultural melting pots.

But how to handle the challenges that such diversity brings along? How to ensure employees understand each other and cooperate well? What can you do as a leader in this situation?

Modern culture frameworks provide concrete answers to these questions.

Michael will introduce you to the 8 dimensions of intercultural cooperation. How these dimensions influence your personal being. How to use them to lead across cultural chasms. 

So you gain understanding of how culture impacts perception and behavior. So you master how to overcome cultural barriers. So you learn how to raise the cultural awareness of your employees. 

To grow a truly inclusive team. A team where diversity drives excellence and performance. A team where people feel home.  

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In short, I'm a passionately curious & globally experienced Change Agent.
My mission is to help organizations to thrive together with their people.

I work with innovative AND practical frameworks for Team Development and Knowledge Management.
And talk & train about Leadership, Management and Personal Productivity.

Before starting my solopreneur journey, I grew my experience in well-respected international companies.

For Punch Powertrain, I set up the R&D Department in China.
For ZF Group, I transformed the global Product Validation Department of the Windpower Division.

On a personal level, I'm happily married and proud father of 2 kids.
I'm into sports, traveling and personal development.

Michael Houben

Helping you grow a Benchmark Team with inspiring talks and trainings on Knowledge Management, Time Management and Intercultural Cooperation.

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