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Diversity event 7th december 16

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Diversity event held at RR Filton on 7th December 2016

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Diversity event 7th december 16

  1. 1. Trusted to deliver excellence © 2015 Rolls-Royce plc and/or its subsidiaries The information in this document is the property of Rolls-Royce plc and/or its subsidiaries and may not be copied or communicated to a third party, or used for any purpose other than that for which it is supplied without the express written consent of Rolls-Royce plc and/or its subsidiaries. This information is given in good faith based upon the latest information available to Rolls-Royce plc and/or its subsidiaries, no warranty or representation is given concerning such information, which must not be taken as establishing any contractual or other commitment binding upon Rolls-Royce plc and/or its subsidiaries. Diversity in multi- cultural teams Challenges of a global environment • 7th December 2016 • Marta Zaremba-Marsden, Shenoa Simpson, Lara Warburton 1
  2. 2. Introduction • Diversity Quiz • Why multicultural businesses are important • Situational Awareness for Multicultural Team Issues and Solutions • Different perspectives to Project Management Implemented globally 2
  3. 3. Diversity and Inclusion Quiz Rolls-Royce Proprietary Data No Export Licence Required • Patricia Patilla Sanchez • Development Engineer • Rolls-Royce
  4. 4. A Game of ‘Heads or Tails’… 4 …to get you thinking about diversity issues.
  5. 5. Example: Rolls-Royce makes jet engines. 5 TRUE FALSE
  6. 6. 1. Women make up 24% of board directors of FTSE 100 companies. 6 TRUE FALSE
  7. 7. 2. The Equality Act 2010 covers how many different protected characteristics: 7 6 9
  8. 8. 3. Worldwide, what percentage of science research jobs are held by women? 8 30% 50%
  9. 9. 4. Of the UK’s MP which percentage are Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME)? 9 6 % 13 %
  10. 10. 5. For graduates in the US, the employment rate for men and women is 90%. For US college graduates with disabilities, what is the employment rate? 10 51% 64%
  11. 11. 6. In what year did the first openly LGBT person become CEO of a FTSE 100 company? 11 2011 2013
  12. 12. 7. Who said “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” 12 Marie Curie Mae Jemison
  13. 13. Why Multicultural businesses are important Rolls-Royce Proprietary Data No Export Licence Required • Marta Zaremba-Marsden • Civil Aerospace Engineering Transformation Lead • Rolls-Royce
  14. 14. Rolls-Royce Proprietary Data No Export Licence Required 14
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  16. 16. 16 Why learn languages and cultures?
  17. 17. 17 Why learn languages and cultures?
  18. 18. Rolls-Royce Proprietary Data No Export Licence Required 18
  19. 19. 19 1. Be more creative and inclusive 2. Generate more solutions / ideas 3. Built relationships and avoid conflicts Why does culture matter in business?
  20. 20. 20 Observing multiculturals in action, a monocultural executive at L’Oreal commented: “Multiculturals have a kind of gymnastic intellectual training to think as if they were French, American, or Chinese and all together inside them.” Why does culture matter in business?
  21. 21. 21 What will you do? Diversity and inclusion are both products of cultural competence.
  22. 22. Situational Awareness for Multicultural Team • Issues and Solutions • Shenoa Simpson • Global Strategy Group • KPMG
  23. 23. Situational Awareness for Multicultural Team Issues Meyers-Briggs Personality Type Level of Self- Awareness/Awareness of Impact on Others Flexibility/Inflexibility Cultural Norms and Differing Perceptions Outside influences to the Team (corporate culture, political situations, media perceptions) Within the Team
  24. 24. Approaches to Solving Multicultural Team Issues 1. Approach issue with an understanding about what the potential problems could be 2. Remove any of your own or others’ bias from the equation 3. Try to be objective and give examples /have the team member give examples of what is happening 4. Talk through potential solutions and how those might affect the team member
  25. 25. Different perspectives to Project Management Implemented globally • Lara Warburton • Diversity and Inclusion Lead • Rolls-Royce
  26. 26. Project Management Implemented Globally - Rolls Royce Examples 26 • Workday (HR Information System) • Customer Service centres
  27. 27. Project Management Implemented Globally - The Individual Perspective • Behavioural styles e.g. Myers Briggs, HPC - all styles Tends to take charge, is decisive and bottom line focussed Tends to be stimulating and inspirational; radiates excitement for new ideas Tends to be thorough, organised, and a good planner Tends to be relationship orientated, is a team player and consensus builder
  28. 28. Project Management Implemented Globally - The Individual Perspective • Additional conditions e.g. Asperger’s - pace of change - communication
  29. 29. Any Questions 29

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