The Six Spheres of Inclusion[] (SSI) Model is a tool that helps us to understand what is at play in any global diversity encounter, either interpersonal or organizational. It allows us to break out of a domestic diversity bias that might thwart the broader development of employees and the organization itself.

This tool identifies six key areas that are core to global cross-cultural diversity interchanges—whether in a performance review, a sales call, a multicultural presentation, a team meeting, or a virtual conference call. In the SSI Model, six dimensions of global diversity will be identified: civilizational orientation, national identification, organizational factors, societal formation, individual identification ...

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