Global HR Strategies for Today's Culturally Diverse Workplace
Business success today often hinges on a company’s ability to bridge cultural differences and build a productive, cohesive workforce spanning multiple countries. Understanding these challenges is the first step towards preparing for them and leveraging them for competitive advantage. This session will provide an overview of today’s global workforce, the impact of cultural diversity on this global workforce, and the HR strategies needed to succeed in it. It will also look at global and cultural expertise as a key HR competency and important support resources to help HR professionals navigate this area.
Sherry Johnson, SHRM-SCP, CAE is Field Services Director for SHRM, based in Round Rock, Texas – in the Austin area. She supports the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. Sherry serves as SHRM’s staff liaison to the HR Certification Core Leadership Area; and, she is a member of the SHRM Speaker’s Bureau.
Sherry has worked in the HR profession for over 20+ years with industry experience in not-for-profit community organizations, public education, and entrepreneurial experience as owner of a small business. Prior to joining SHRM as a staff member, in 2009, she served as president for her local SHRM affiliated chapter and she held a seat on the Texas SHRM State Council.