Leading Across Cultures
While leading culturally diverse teams requires the same skills that are needed to lead teams in general, it pays to always avoid stereotypes. Using a broad brush approach to multiculturalism and thinking that all people from a certain region behave in a similar manner is risky. It’s important for leaders to remain open-minded to avoid misconceptions. Bérengère Dumont, HR Director Middle East Africa and Turkey at SAS discusses ways of effectively leading multicultural teams.