How your business can benefit by growing Cultural Intelligence.
Pamela Murphy’s qualifications include Intercultural Studies, Management and HR Management. She is a certified executive coach and an Advanced CQ (Cultural Intelligence) Professional with the highest level of CQ certification available from the Cultural Intelligence Center, Michigan, USA. The growth and development of CQ (Cultural Intelligence) is foundational to Pamela’s practice.
Pamela has been a delegate on South Australian Government Ministerial led missions to India, Indonesia and China and has delivered cultural training to both the South Australian Government and a variety of industries. She has been a panellist for UniSA Business School, the Asia Pacific Business Council for Women and speaker at the Australian Defence Alliance inaugural SME summit in 2019.
Negotiating a pathway through complex cultural issues can be daunting and lead to misunderstandings and loss of business relationships, opportunities and productivity.
Research shows that a staggering 70% of the international ventures that fail are due to such cultural misunderstandings. In Australia, professionals in agribusiness, wine, water, tourism and education, as well as local and regional government bodies are facing an overwhelming new challenge.
Organisations assessing and developing cultural intelligence (CQ) are experiencing many important outcomes including.
- More effective cross-cultural adjustment
- Enhanced job performance
- Improved personal well-being
- Increased profitability
Come along and hear how you and your business can benefit from growing cultural intelligence(CQ) capability, examples of how cultural values and interpreting culture really do impact the way we communicate and do business, how we build trust and what’s important in the process.
Guest Speaker: Katja Hogendoorn – University of Adelaide
Katja Hogendoorn is a senior researcher at the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine at the University of Adelaide. Her research focuses on the maintenance and enhancement of bees as pollinators of crops and native plants. Come and join the discussion on how these vital insects influence our agricultural systems and biodiversity.
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This briefing is ideal for food and beverage businesses who are considering export as a growth opportunity into overseas markets and are new to exporting.
Please come along to find out more about exporting as a growth opportunity and support available to assist you.
· Snapshot of current Australian Food and Beverage exports into key overseas markets.
· Benefits exporting can have for your business
· Challenges when considering export as a growth opportunity
· South Australia Food and Beverage Export Hub – Introduction
Managing Staff for Improved Performance
Presenter: Darren Scragg
Darren has over 20 years’ experience in the People and Culture / Human Resources profession working for successful International and National players, such as SOLA Optical, The Foster’s Group (Carlton United Breweries), Treasury Wine Estates and Origin Energy. He has supported numerous and diverse groups of employees from Research and Development, Corporate functions, Manufacturing, Food, Wine, Hospitality, Agriculture, Trade and Un-skilled workers, being a member of many leadership teams over his journey. Darren a is true HR Generalist with a great balance of strong Industrial Relation experience and performance management along with Organisational Development in areas such as culture change, building teams, leadership development and Employer Branding. With a Bachelor of Human Resources, Diploma of Marketing and accreditations in training and several psychometric tools, he brings a fresh, practical and pragmatic approach to people issues facing businesses.
Darren is the owner and Principal Consultant for Valere People (Human Resources Consultancy) which he started in late 2019. The word Valere is the old Latin word for Valour, with Darren’s aim to provide specialist outcomes to business which are courageous yet maintain a chivalrous approach towards employees.
Darren’s session will guide you through the myriad of things to consider when managing or dealing with an underperforming employee and all of the potential legal risks that may come about drawing upon his experience and real life examples. If you have been in a position where you have been unsure in how to handle certain employee issues and been nervous of the consequences, then this presentation is for you.