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Cultural Diversity: The key to innovation and creativity

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Register by May 9, 2017

As the world becomes more interconnected, the demand for each of us to be able to shift our cultural perspective and change our behaviours will only become greater. 

Many now realize that learning to navigate cultural differences is a critical skill for the future. Yet the space between cultures can be a mixture of hope and frustration. How do we navigate these storms as we strive to build relevant businesses? If innovation is the recommended approach, how do we get there? 

Hamlin Grange provides a key to creative and innovative solutions to complex problems through the development of intercultural competence—bringing greater self-awareness, reflection, and the ability to bridge across differences. 

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Participants will learn:

  • The stages of intercultural competence and why they matter
  • Different ways of thinking and behaving to enhance innovation and creativity
  • How conflict style variations contribute to the creative process 

Presenter Biography

Hamlin GrangeHamlin Grange is a diversity and inclusion strategist with nearly two decades of experience working with individuals, teams, and organizations to help them meet the challenges and reap the rewards of a culturally diverse population. He is president and principal consultant of DiversiPro, a diversity consulting firm based in Toronto. As a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) and the Intercultural Conflict Style Inventory (ICS), Hamlin believes it is important to understanding the impact of culture on team dynamics and individual interaction. Hamlin has worked with corporations, not-for-profit agencies and governments in Canada, the US, and Europe. He is a well-respected facilitator and trainer with keen insights into board governance, team dynamics, and intercultural competence. 




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