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Building Effective Cross-Cultural Teams

Everything we do, from the way in which we write our emails, to the method in which we provide negative feedback and evaluate performance, governs the performance of our teams. And understanding how culture impacts our efficacy as a team can drastically improve our day-to-day collaboration.

About The Session

  • Speaking: Emma Wedekind
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Building Effective Cross-Cultural Teams

Everything we do, from the way in which we write our emails, to the method in which we provide negative feedback and evaluate performance, governs the performance of our teams. And understanding how culture impacts our efficacy as a team can drastically improve our day-to-day collaboration.

In this session you’ll learn:

  • How different cultures communicate.
  • How different cultures evaluate performance and give constructive criticism.
  • How different cultures make decisions.
  • How different cultures trust.
  • How different cultures perceive time.

About The Speaker

Emma Wedekind is a Software Engineer at LogMeIn. Originally from Upstate New York, Emma moved to Karlsruhe, Germany after working at IBM for a few years she sold everything and moved to Germany. Emma is a co-host of the Ladybug Podcast, and a Frontend Masters, Lynda, and Egghead.io instructor.
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