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Open Mind, Open World: Improving Intercultural Interactions

Boost productivity by developing cultural capability and navigating today’s global workforce

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Media Type - DVD
Subject(s) - Cultural Diversity

International business requires agile thinkers trained to overcome cultural obstacles that can cost your organization lost productivity, creativity and profits. Now you can toss the static cheat sheet on cultural customs: Open Mind, Open World is an easily adaptable training program that helps put smart global communication skills to work. This program equips employees of all levels with quick tools to resolve issues that can arise from cultural communication conflicts.

Open Mind, Open World
teaches individuals how to decipher where each culture, including their own, falls within five cultural continuums:

Task/Time ↔ Relationships
Hierarchy ↔ Equality
Risk Tolerance ↔ Risk Avoidance
Group ↔ Individual
Direct ↔ Indirect

Through engaging, realistic video vignettes and guided discussions, participants learn a simple model to interpret the most complex interactions.


Learning Point Highlights
  • Presents five cultural continuums as a foundation for understanding intercultural communication
  • Illustrates common situations where effective  intercultural communication is necessary
  • Promotes the O.P.E.N. process to improve global communications and productivity
Workshop Objectives
  • Identify cultural tendencies that impact our interactions and effectiveness
  • Identify and respond to situations involving intercultural dynamics
  • Distinguish between effective and ineffective intercultural communication
  • Use global awareness and the O.P.E.N. process to improve communications and productivity
Self Study Objectives
  • Identify cultural tendencies that impact our interactions and effectiveness
  • Identify and respond to situations involving intercultural dynamics
  • Distinguish between effective and ineffective intercultural communication
  • Use global awareness and the O.P.E.N. process to improve communications and productivity

  • Support Material - Facilitator's Guide, Participant Materials, PPT and Other Resources
    Length - 31 minutes
  • Download

      Table of Contents
      Cultural Continuum Reference Guide

  • Pricing
    Price - INR 19,750
    Intl. Price - US$ 995.00