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Positive Power and Influence Program, Cairo, 11-13 December 2018 and Dubai 19-21 February 2019

  Dr. George Simons, diversophy® founder and editor-in-chief, was invited by Situation Management Systems to provide a training services for a 3-day Positive Power and Influence® Program at Procter & Gamble in both Cairo and Dubai. He was assisted by diversophy® consultant Teresa Mroczek who is perfecting her skills to become a certified trainer of the program. Influence skills are primary elements of effective communication and leadership ability. As a management training and professional development organization for over 30 years, Situation Management Systems offers the original influence skills program called Positive Power and Influence®. This program provides participants with the...

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MEDAWEEK 2018 — Mediterranean Human Capital Meeting: diversity & mobility

On November 22, I had the privilege of participating in a panel at the Mediterranean week of Economic Leaders in Barcelona on the topic of human capital and managing mobility. My focus was a quick review if of the intentionality, the motivation, the algorithm if you will, lying beneath our diversity efforts over the years and its current challenge. My hope was that this would create a context for understanding out current challenges in the light of how our engagement has evolved into the present. What follows here is a somewhat expanded version of my remarks on the topic of...

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diversophy® at Night Cruise – from Helsinki to St. Petersburg

SIETAR Russia & SIETAR Europe Conference26-28 October 2018Bridging East and West This special SIETAR Russia and SIETAR Europa event aimed to open discussions on how to heal wounds between Russia and the West. Two important goals were met: bringing international relations into the intercultural field and bringing discussions from the intercultural space into the field of international relations. After the end of the Second World War, Europe, and the world in general, was divided rigidly, building physical and mental “walls” between East and West. Many years have passed since that time, and from 1989, together with a globalization process, borders...

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SIETAR Spain Conference 2018

During the SIETAR Spain congress held in Malaga in the end of September, diversophy® was represented by Dr. George Simons who along with Soumia Ben Amar held a workshop titled “Culturally Competent Training ​with Cognitive Integrity”. Soumia is a fellow interculturalist, senior advisor to the International Consultative...

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Integration X, SIETAR Polska Congress, 12th - 13th October 2018

The theme of the SIETAR Polska Congress in Krzyzowa, Integration X, focused on the need for integration in today’s world, where people are forced to leave their homes and seek refuge and meld into new environments. Technologies are advancing at a rapid pace and becoming integrated increasingly into more parts of our lives. Large organizations realize that corporate citizenship and social responsibility cannot just be handled by one department, but must, as a cross-functional value, becoming integrated into every aspect of running the business. During the Congress diversophy®, a nerdshop, Swap the whole holy essentialist hole for holistic cognitive integrity by offered...

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