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Cultural Intelligence: Skills to Thrive in a Global Industry

Tina Merry (Senior Director, Tina Merry Consulting)

Location: GDC Industry Stage, Expo Floor, South Hall

Date: Thursday, March 19

Time: 3:00pm - 3:30pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core+Summits Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Plus Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Special Event

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

As the gaming industry becomes increasingly global, the ability to relate and work effectively with those different from ourselves is critical. Cultural intelligence (CQ) provides the needed capabilities to be effective in any culturally diverse situation, and as we explore the CQ framework and the topic of Cultural Values, you'll discover how to strategically use cultural differences to come up with more innovative solutions, see increase effectiveness in your relationships and generally enjoy working within diverse teams better than ever!


Attendees will gain insights into each of the four CQ capabilities, including how to develop and strategically utilize these capabilities. They will also understand the relevance of Cultural Values in the context of how we work and relate to others, and the relationship to developing CQ.

Intended Audience

This talk will interest anyone wishing to understand how to work and relate effectively in culturally diverse situations, learning specific strategies to apply and develop these skills.