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Join Us May 7, 2019

Intercultural Communication Competence:
A Key to Understanding and Acceptance in Organizations

During the session, you will learn:

  • Understand how misunderstandings and conflicts arise due to cultural differences
  • Recognize the role of human perception in intercultural communication
  • Learn about biases and how they are manifested in workplace communication and behavior
    a. Self-serving bias, confirmation bias, unconscious bias
  • Examine the differences between generalizations and stereotypes
  • Explore the causes, forms, and functions of prejudice, and how to avoid them
  • Discuss diversity from a pragmatic perspective, and how it can be harnessed positively in an organization

Dr. Pratibha Kumar has been teaching and doing research for the last 14 years. She's the Founder of Sungh Consultancy LLC, a diversity and inclusion company in the Washington DC-Baltimore region and an Assistant Professor of Communication at Mount St. Mary's University in MD. Her work is specialized in diversity,  immigration, multiculturalism, and gender. She advocates for a shift from attitudinal to behavioral change- the ways in which organizational culture needs to move beyond awarness and apply knowledge to tangible actions.


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Thank you to our sponsor, Carroll County Chamber of Commerce!



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