Chapter 9
Coaching Multicultural Groups and Teams
In This Chapter
• Working harder and smarter with multicultural teams and groups
• Making clear that expertise lies within the person being coached (PBC)
• Handling differences among cultural groups
• Resolving clashes in timing and communicating
As the world shrinks in perceived distance between global markets and businesses, a commitment to working with people from other cultures becomes essential.
Doing anything with multicultural groups or teams can be a challenge unless the team is committed to understanding one another and making progress together. Coaching is a great tool for working with multicultural teams because it orients around the PBC’s agenda. This approach honors the cultural perspective ...

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