Discussing Performance Across Work Styles


What are the best ways to discuss performance “at a distance” – and how does our distinct national culture shape our communication style and impact workplace dialogue? Explore these questions and more in this 30-minute GlobeSmart Learning Moment.

During this session, you will learn:

  • How our national cultures shape communication styles and impact the way we approach feedback
  • Different types of conversation strategies for the new virtual reality along with examples
  • Explore how the online tool GlobeSmart gives guidance on ways to improve your feedback delivery

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Simone-Eva Redrupp
Managing Director, Customized Learning Solutions

Simone-Eva Redrupp assists executives from around the world in developing global leadership skills and building on their company’s leadership competencies. Utilizing an experiential learning approach during executive coaching engagements and team workshops, she ensures that participants become as effective in international business and personal settings as they already are in their home countries.

Facilitating training and coaching sessions in English, German, and French and working with multinational companies from Finland to Namibia and from the USA to India, Ms. Redrupp’s polyglot background enables her to engage business professionals at all levels. She currently resides in Paris with her husband, two sons, and a Bernese mountain dog named Balta.

Ms. Redrupp holds a BA from Rice University and has completed courses at the University of Freiburg, Germany. She also holds an MBA/MIM (Master’s in International Management) from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona. A lecturer at INSEAD, she is certified in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® and the Intercultural Development Inventory® and is a co-active business coach.

Addie Johnsen
Director, Global Talent Management

Addie Johnsen joined the firm in 2006 and is a certified Kids & Teen Consultant, assisting children of relocating families by helping them prepare to move to a new country. She discusses the different dimensions and impact of culture as well as the adaptation process to prepare children for their big move.

Ms. Johnsen earned a degree in International Relations and German from Boston University and holds a certificate in Global Professional Human Resources from the Society of Human Resource Management and is certified in IDI. In addition, she co-authored Aperian Global’s ‘Teen – Thriving in a New Culture’ manual.

Through the Boston University Initiative for Literacy Development, Ms. Johnsen created an afterschool “Culture Club” for elementary school students to allow children to learn more about each other, themselves, and their respective cultures. She currently resides just north of Boston, Massachusetts.