Managing Intercultural Conflict in the Workplace: A Post Election Toolkit for HR Professionals
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When: 2/17/2017
7:30 - 10:00 AM
Where: Baldwin Wallace University
Center for Innovation and Growth
340 Front Street
Berea, Ohio  44017
United States
Contact: Pam Smith

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Cleveland SHRM Diversity and Inclusion Presents:

Session Title: 
Managing Intercultural Conflict in the Workplace: A Post Election Toolkit for HR Professionals

Date: Friday, February 17, 2017

Presenter: Damaris Patterson Price

Program Objectives:

1.      Provide the Business Case for why HR managers and line need to be capable of addressing intercultural conflict.

2.      Provide participants with tools/capacity to name the “what is” around intercultural conflict and how to address it in the workplace (create appropriate boundaries).

3.      Provide business case for workplace civility as a business driver.

4.      Provide participants with tools/capacity to coach and empower leaders to manage to expectations around civility in the workplace.

5.      Provide participants with coached practice breakout sessions for handling difficult conversations.

Integrate key messages into your HR training and consulting that support employees’ aligning their behavior with the expectation to work effectively with and beside others to advance business priorities.

About our Presenter: 

Damaris Patterson Price is passionate about helping people more fully manifest - more fully become what they could and would be along their unique leadership journeys. As a leadership consultant, executive coach and facilitator with 20+ years in the people development business, Damaris helps her
clients walk in their own brand of leadership in ways that are evident, add value and serve as a critical
competitive edge within their organizations.

Informed by her own experiences coaching and managing managers, senior managers, multiple teams, emerging and transitioning senior leaders, as well as senior SMEs and individual contributors, Damaris’ thought leadership and applied capability as a proven people-manager and developer has caused positive change across a spectrum of people within a myriad of industries.

Ms. Patterson Price is the principal of Working River Leadership Consulting - a training and consulting
boutique that serves the journeys of businesses by empowering the journeys of their leaders. She holds
a Master’s degree in Organizational Psychology and is a certified Organizational Development and
Diversity practitioner. She is a Board Certified Executive Coach, with additional credentials from the
Gestalt Institute of Cleveland and the International Coach Federation.

This activity has been submitted for recertification credit through HRCI and SHRM.

Location:  Baldwin Wallace University


Continental Breakfast/Registration/Networking: 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Program: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cleveland SHRM Members $25
Guests/Nonmembers: $40
Students/In Transition Members: $15



Cleveland SHRM is committed to the full inclusion of all its members. As part of this commitment starting January 2017, CSHRM will make every attempt to ensure that all members with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate to the highest degree possible in all CSHRM activities. Accommodations will be provided to CSHRM members through collaborative efforts with the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, local non-profits, and other community organizations to acquire accommodations that are being provided to CSHRM members.

Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator’s (RAC) role is to help identify and coordinate any accommodation that might be needed to participate in any CSHRM activity. Individuals who need an accommodation should contact one of the Diversity and Inclusion committee members below to start the process.

Katti Sorboro Email: Phone: 330.576.5502

Jared Daly Email: Phone: 216-538-1927