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Leading Across Borders: Elevate Your Impact in the Global Arena
Monday 06/24/2024 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Business (Behavioral), Interpersonal (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level, Senior-Level
Workplace Application:
In today’s business world, where global interactions are a given, the art of leading multinational teams has become an indispensable skill for modern HR leaders. This demands more than traditional leadership competencies; it calls for cultural agility, a profound understanding of diverse business cultures, and the capability to connect and build relationships across cultural divides, often through digital means alone.  

Joy Chen, a former Deputy Mayor of Los Angeles and executive recruiter for Fortune 500 CEOs and Board members, embodies a blend of leadership and corporate strategy that spans continents. Her extensive experience has enabled millions across Asia and the Americas with the essential insights and skills needed to flourish in a globally interconnected business landscape. For her contributions to global leadership, Joy has been featured across media including the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, Financial Times and Vogue China.

Learning Objectives:

  • Decoding Global Cultural Dynamics: Dive into the rich cultural anthropology influencing global business interactions, so that you can understand the unseen social dynamics that shape global teams and boost collaboration and performance.
  • Enhancing Cultural Fluency: Elevate your leadership by mastering the skills to bridge cultures, so that you can effectively engage and mobilize colleagues and business partners from all backgrounds and viewpoints.
  • Driving Cultural Integration: Transform your team's approach from demanding "culture fit" to embracing "culture add." Learn how to turn cultural differences from a potential obstacle into a potent strategic edge to drive innovation and market growth.


"Leading Across Borders" provides a comprehensive journey into mastering the challenges of global HR leadership in the digital era. Tap into Joy's wealth of knowledge to equip yourself to greater global impact and influence.

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Joy Chen, CEO,
Multicultural Leadership Institute