Multicultural Consulting Plan Presentation: values that underpin cultural differences
Consider the following scenario:
You have been hired to develop a virtual team for a U.S. company with a branch opening in China. The team will consist of members from the U.S. and China. None of the team members has experience with working in an international virtual team. Your task is to develop a plan for this team to present to senior management that will help the team with cultural issues.
The content of your slides and speaker’s notes will be evaluated.
- Analyze the values that underpin cultural differences.
Describe the scenario, identifying the cultural differences that are likely to be present.
Apply the discussion of values in Chapter 7 of the Glover reading to explore the values that underpin cultural differences.
- Develop a plan for psychological consulting services to address cultural issues.
Use the dilemma-reconciliation model in Chapter 5 of the Glover reading to develop your plan.
Explain how specific consulting services address cultural issues.
- Describe the characteristics needed on a virtual international team.
Specify what should be in the team charter.
- Identify the implications of cultural differences for leadership.
Identify the implications of cultural differences for team and/or company leadership in this scenario.
- Explain how you would evaluate the effectiveness of your consulting plan.
- Describe ethical considerations in your approach.
Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to current edition APA style and formatting.
References: List Glover and other supporting sources.
Length of presentation: Include title slide, agenda slide, scenario summary, 8–10 content slides, and references slide.
Use speaker’s notes to clarify your slides.
ANALYZE THE VALUES THAT UNDERPIN CULTURAL DIFFERENCES.
DEVELOP A PLAN FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSULTING SERVICES TO ADDRESS CULTURAL ISSUES.
DESCRIBE THE CHARACTERISTICS NEEDED ON A VIRTUAL INTERNATIONAL TEAM.
EXPLAIN HOW CONSULTING PLAN WOULD BE EVALUATED.
IDENTIFY ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS OF APPROACH.
Glover, J., & Friedman, H. L. (2015). Reconciling cultural differences. In Transcultural competence: Navigating cultural differences in the global community (pp. 61–75). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Glover, J., & Friedman, H. L. (2015). The cultures of those who study culture. In Transcultural competence: Navigating cultural differences in the global community(pp. 91–109). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.