Intercultural Intelligence®: Successfully Work and Communicate With Any Global Culture

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: Attendees will learn how to work, facilitate, and communicate effectively with people from national cultures different than your own.
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Do you facilitate internationally? Do you participate in global teams? Do you work and communicate with colleagues from other countries? Then Intercultural Intelligence is critical for your success! Attend this interactive session and learn from the experiences, tips, and lessons learned as a result of the successful collaboration for preparing people to work across cultures. Nagari's Intercultural Intelligence® methodology assisted GE Healthcare employees to design, deliver, and support their training initiatives worldwide. You will learn how to use this methodology to facilitate working with people from other cultures by exploring the activities, processes, and examples provided in this case study. You will also generate significant insights into multicultural experiences and benefit from the speakers' first-hand knowledge in intercultural communication.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm

Paolo Nagari


Paolo Nagari is the CEO & Founder of InterCultural Group a corporate education consulting firm based in Charlotte NC. His focus is to provide organizations with the cross cultural training, coaching, and consulting programs they need to work and communicate effectively with people from other national cultures. He is the originator of the Intercultural Intelligence® Model and has been using it to successfully deliver solutions for global brands including: Electrolux, Georgetown University, and GE Healthcare.

Educated in Italy, France and the United States, Paolo is presently writing a book on his model of Intercultural Intelligence®.

Jodi Wabiszewski


With a bachelor’s degree in Biomechanical Engineering, Jodi Wabiszewski started her career in 2000 with GE Healthcare (formerly Datex-Ohmeda) training field engineers how to service, repair and maintain anesthesia equipment.

Her current role as Manager of Curricula requires working with engineers and SMEs from across the globe, including: the United States, Japan, Israel, Norway, China, India, Korea, and Sweden. Working with colleagues from so many countries is both exciting and challenging. It requires strong skills in interpersonal relationships and project management in addition to educational concepts and instructional design.

In her spare time, Jodi enjoys cooking (and eating!), biking, and playing with her rescued Weimaraner.

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Credit Type: 
Global Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Global & Cultural Effectiveness
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