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Erin explores how successful leaders handle cultural differences in diverse environments. She is a leading authority on cross-cultural management, renowned for her insightful perspectives on navigating the complexities of global business. As an accomplished author, educator, and speaker, Erin’s expertise lies in helping organizations bridge cultural divides to foster collaboration, innovation, and success in today’s interconnected world.

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  1. The Culture Map: Navigating Global Business Success” In this keynote address, Erin Meyer explores the concepts outlined in her bestselling book “The Culture Map,” providing insights into understanding and leveraging cultural differences to drive success in global business environments.
  2. “Cultural Intelligence: Building Bridges in a Diverse World” Erin Meyer delves into the importance of cultural intelligence (CQ) in today’s interconnected world, offering strategies for developing CQ and fostering effective communication and collaboration across diverse cultural contexts.
  3. “Leading Across Cultures: Strategies for Global Leadership” In this presentation, Erin Meyer shares practical tips and tools for leaders navigating cross-cultural challenges, emphasizing the need for adaptability, empathy, and cultural awareness in leading diverse teams and organizations.
  4. “The Power of Inclusion: Creating Cultures of Belonging” Erin Meyer explores the role of inclusion in driving innovation, engagement, and organizational performance, highlighting the benefits of creating cultures where all individuals feel valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their unique perspectives.
  5. “Cross-Cultural Communication: Bridging the Divide for Effective Collaboration” In this speech, Erin Meyer discusses the nuances of cross-cultural communication and provides strategies for overcoming communication barriers, fostering trust, and building strong relationships in multicultural environments.

These examples showcase the diversity of topics Erin Meyer addresses in her speeches, all centered around the theme of cross-cultural management and effective leadership in today’s globalized world. Erin tailors each presentation to the needs of her audience and is not limited to the topics listed above. Please ask us about any subject that interests you and we can check this directly.


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Erin Meyers – Keynote Address


Erin Meyer is a professor at INSEAD. She is well-known for her 2014 book, The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business which analyses how national cultural differences impact business.

She is also the co-author of a book ‘No Rules Rules, Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention, It’s time to do things differently’ (Penguin Press, September 2020), which she co-wrote with Reed Hastings Co-Founder and CEO of Netflix. In this book she investigates the underlying principles necessary for building a corporate culture that is inventive, fast, and flexible.

Her main area of focus is how how the world’s most successful managers navigate the complexities of cultural differences in a global environment.  Through her keynotes she helps companies develop organisational cultures that breed both flexibility and innovation and offers cutting-edge strategies to improve the effectiveness of projects that span the globe.

She is an American who has lived in Africa and currently in Europe, this prompted  her study of the communication patterns and business systems of different parts of the world. Her ‘Culture Map’ framework allows international executives to pinpoint their leadership preferences, and compare their methods to the management styles of other cultures. Erin has taught thousands of executives from five continents to decode cross-cultural complexities impacting their success, and to work more effectively across these differences.

Erin’s work at INSEAD includes directing the Leading Across Borders and Cultures program.

In 2019, Erin was listed by the Thinkers50, for the second time, as one of the fifty most impactful business writers in the world and in 2018 she was selected by HR magazine as one of the top 30 most influential HR thinkers of the year.

Prior to INSEAD Erin was a Director of Training and Development at HBOC and a Director of Business Operations at McKesson Corporation.

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