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Saturday, January 31 • 1:30pm - 3:15pm
C10/D10: Communication Paradoxes - CANCELLED

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Update: Unfortunately, this session has been cancelled. Please select alternate sessions in blocks C&D. 

Please note this is a double block session that runs through blocks C & D. The five paradoxes leaders and managers in the twenty‐first century need to consider are... the: paradox of knowing (self and other); paradox of focus (individual and communal); paradox of communication (direct and indirect); paradox of action (doing and being); and the paradox of response (time focus: short and long‐term)​ ​" Beth Fisher-Yoshida and Kathy Geller​​. Take part in this a card-playing simulation, Barnga, and explore the communiation paradox. Barnga allow​s​ participants to gain insights about their​ ​communication styles. Since communication is challenging across cultures it serves​ leaders to develop​ ​more effective means of​ ​communicating.

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Kumarie Achaibar-Morrison

Kumarie Achaibar-Morrison works as the Associate Director, University of Alberta, International Student Services.  The Associate Director ensures the delivery of programs and services to international students that advance the students’ personal, academic, and professional goals... Read More →

Saturday January 31, 2015 1:30pm - 3:15pm
CCIS L1 160 University of Alberta

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