GLOBAL SESSION: Developing and Being More Effective Internationally

SHRM 2015 Annual Conference
This session will provide an overview of SHRM?s global and cultural effectiveness competency, review current global HR trends, and provide best practices for effectively conducting business internationally.
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Repeated from Monday at 7:00 a.m.

The pace of globalization has increased and many employees in multinational firms have not globalized as quickly as required. This session will review top global HR trends and challenges as well as provide practical tips to connect, build trust, and develop business across borders. You will learn:

  •  A working definition of global and cultural effectiveness and an overview of the eight sub-competencies that comprise it, and 14 recommended behaviors that help you achieve it. 
  • The current top 10 challenges for international HRM from two different perspectives.
  • The 11 tips for building trust and cultivating solid personal relationships across cultures that lead to effective business.
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

Howard Wallack, SHRM-SCP

Wallack, MA, MSc, SHRM-SCP

Howard A. Wallack, MA, MSc, SHRM-SCP, GPHR is Deputy Chief HR & Administrative Officer at Jhpiego in Baltimore, MD, a non-profit affiliate of The Johns Hopkins University. Operating in 40 countries with 3,900 employees, Jhpiego works to save lives, improve health, and transform the futures of women, children, and their families in lower-resourced countries through access to – and better delivery – of health care. Howard supports Jhpiego’s recruitment, employee relations, and staff training, with primary responsibility for Jhpiego's Leadership Development Program (JLDP). Previously, Howard worked at SHRM, Goodwill Industries International, the US Peace Corps, and the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE).

LVCC N210-212
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Global Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Relationship Management
Global & Cultural Effectiveness
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