Breakfast meeting: Managing a Multicultural workforce

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PROGRAM – August 22, 2008

Keynote speaker
Managing a Multicultural Workforce
Dr. Gary Weaver, Professor, School of International Service at American University

Managing diversity in Norway: What we know and what we need to find out.
Dr. Laura E. M. Traavik, Associate Professor, Department of Leadership and Organizational Management, Norwegian School of Management will discuss diversity and diversity management in the Norwegian context.

Intercultural Navigators – a project that aims to deal with the challenges and opportunities that we face in a multicultural world
Elisabeth Bøe, Project manager British Council in Norway

Breakfast served from 07:45.

Program: 08.00- 10.00

Location: Accenture, Snarøyv. 30 A, 1360 Fornebu

Registration: by August 20: [email protected]  

Fee: 150 Nok payable to Leadership Foundation, account nr. 1503.04.81361

About Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Gary Weaver

For thirty-nine years Gary Weaver has been a member of the faculty of the School of International Service at American University, the largest school of international affairs in the country. He is also the Chair of the University Faculty Senate and a member of the Board of Trustees. He created and directed various academic programs including the Seminar on Managing a Multicultural Workforce, the Fulbright Pre-Academic Program, and the Community Studies Program, an academic program intended to meet the needs of inner city students attending American University. He has also taught courses on multicultural management in the National Training Laboratory’s (NTL) American University graduate program.

In 1999, he founded and continues to serve as Executive Director of the University’s Intercultural Management Institute (IMI), a program for training executives for international relocation and multicultural management and is publisher of the Intercultural Management Quarterly. Each March he chairs the annual IMI conference for professionals in the fields of international management, relocation and human resource development. He is a Fellow of the International Academy for Intercultural Research.