Leaders Engaging Globally Speaker Series
Dr. Adis M. Vila Presents:
Leading Diversity Efforts in an Organization Known for its Strong Culture
Friday February 15th 12:30 at the Scott's Center Room 220
Dr. Adis M. Vila will provide insights on these topics:
• Managing and leading diversity efforts
• Crucial stages of organizational change
• Advantages and disadvantages of strong organizational culture
Dr. Adis M. Vila is the Chief Diversity Officer, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. She serves as the principal adviser to USAFA leadership ensuring diversity programs and projects are developed in accordance with federal, Department of Defense, Air Force, and USAFA guidance, policy, architecture and standards. She is the strategic leader, diversity advocate and principal adviser to academy leaders on diversity programs and issues and its primary voice on matters of equity, diversity and inclusion. She provides strategic guidance to the superintendent and other senior leaders on the implementation of diversity and inclusive learning best practices.
Dr. Muriel Joseph-Williams Presents:
How cultures impact global business, a tactical point of view.
Florida Tech Commons Room (244) at 12:00 pm on Friday, September 28, 2012
Dr. Joseph-Williams will provide insights on these topics:
- Mapping cultural differences
- Impact of culture on organizational models & leadership styles
- Adjusting the HR function
- A business case: HR in the Middle East
Dr. Jose Maria Peiro Presents:
Internationalizing Management and Organizational Science
Friday August 24th, 2012 at 12:00pm Room 244 in Florida Tech Commons
Dr. Peiró will present research and provide insights to these questions:
- How has globalization changed business?
- How has management science adapted to meet these changes?
- How will be adapt our training to meet these challenges?
Dr. Peiró is currently a Professor of Work and Organizaitonal (W&O) Psychology at the University of Valencia, Spain. Dr. Peiró is President of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) and is also the coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Master Program of Work, Organization, and Personnel Psychology.
Prof. Barbara Kozusznik Presents:
Global Leadership Competencies and Demands for Innovation
Scott Center Seminar Room (220) at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 30ï»¿, 2011.
Prof. Kozusznik will present research and provide insight to these questions:
- Do we need new competencies to succeed in the global ear?
- What are the barriers to innovation?
- How do we stimulate creativity and cooperation in global organizations?
Professor Kozusznik is the Chair of Work and Organizational Psychology and the Vice-Rector for International Cooperation at the University of Silesia in Poland. She is the author of more than 100 publications, the Editor of Management and Information Technologies, and serves on the editorial board of the Polish Journal of Applied Psychology.
Dr. John W. Berry Presents:
Immigrant Acculturation: Psychological and Social Adaptations
Room 327 in the Harris Center for Science & Engineering at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, November 14, 2011.
Dr. Berry will present research and provide insights to these questions:
- What are the variations in how immigrants acculturate?
- What are the variation in how well they adapt?
- What are the relationships between ways of acculturating and levels of sccessful adaptation?
Dr. John W. Berry is Professor of Emeritus of Psychology at Queen's University, Canada. He is a Fellow of the International Association for Cross-Cultrual Psychology, and the International Academy for Intercultural Research, from which he received a Lifetime Contribution Award.