Cultural Awareness for Supervisors
Cultural Awareness (CA) is the foundation for all communication, and it involves the ability to become aware of our cultural values, beliefs and perceptions, and of those around us. As a supervisor, this key leadership skill must be developed to influence and motivate your employees. Demonstrating empathy and engaging in crucial conversations allows individuals to focus on the work and reduce drama in the workplace. In this one-hour presentation, participants will explore:
The definition and importance of cultural awareness in communication
Personal bias and assumptions that impede communication
Demonstrating empathy daily
Assessing current climate of cultural awareness at an organizational level
Ways to improve cultural awareness
Obstacles related to cultural awareness and how to move past them
About the presenter
Dr. Stevie Dawn Blakely serves as CEO of Stevie Dawn Inspires and Orange Compass. In this role, she is responsible for developing and facilitating group training and individual executive coaching to organizations and individuals. Stevie Dawn brings a variety of experience in the corporate, non-profit, and governmental sectors. She has owned multiple small businesses and specializes in Emotional Intelligence strategies for the workplace. She enjoys challenging people to change their workplace behaviors. Her educational background includes a Master’s Degree in Sociology from Wichita State University and a doctorate in Leadership from Colorado State University.
This program is preapproved for 1.00 recertification credit towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP through SHRM and 1.00 recertification credit towards PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through HRCI.
Mid-Cities HR Association is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
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