We have found that in different cultural settings behavioral traits can be shaped very differently.
Reliability, Openness, Respect, and Honesty. These are words we commonly use to talk about building trust on a team.
Working to build Social Capital creates strong teams in almost every culture on the planet.
Inter-Cultural Facilitation with the Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™, part 1 of 5
Fostering a healthy culture on your team goes beyond promoting tolerance. We need management skills that are flexible enough to harness the beauty of tolerance in the workplace while avoiding its dangers.
Creating and cultivating an organizational culture that actually honors and capitalizes upon the strengths of all its stakeholders is no small task. Especially when it becomes necessary to shift the focus, first from discerning the ethnic-cultural origins of the organization, to helping its people identify and understanding who they are as individuals.
Inter-cultural factors can blur the separation between coaching and mentoring. An Inter-cultural Intelligence Coach should learn to change hats between the two, and be much more versatile in the way they approach the coaching relationship and the coaching journey.