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FONS TROMPENAARS CROSS CULTURAL MANAGEMENT AWARD

The Fons Trompenaars Cross Cultural Management Award recognises excellence in cross cultural management initiatives and programs in the workplace.

Award Criteria

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Specific

CRITERION DEFINED AS SUGGESTED EVIDENCE
Flexibility The Fons Trompenaars Award for Cross Cultural Management recognises excellence in cross cultural management initiatives and programs in the workplace.

Evidence of consultation/ surveying of employees, examples of flexible options designed to respect/ accommodate cultural requirements.

Community

The organisation establishes and maintains relationships with other organisations to strengthen in developing, promoting and implementing the initiative/ program.

Evidence of consultation and relationship with industry, education, community groups, statements from those groups relating to their involvement or benefitting from the initiative/ program.
Cultural Awareness The program/ initiative is supported by/ incorporates cultural awareness education and training for all employees.

Evidence of cultural awareness training and education, statements or examples from participants in the program.

Generic

CRITERION DEFINED AS SUGGESTED EVIDENCE
Innovation The program or initiative represents a new and creative approach to the challenge faced by the organisation. Evidence of how initiative was developed and what resources were drawn on, i.e. brainstorming sessions, proposals from employees etc.
Culture The program or initiative incorporates a cultural change approach to diversity where principles are embedded in the DNA of the organisation. Examples of cultural change programs, relating to the initiative i.e. how the organisation has introduced the initiative so that they are embraced by staff and become a way of life.
Impact, Metrics and Outcomes The program or initiative has addressed the challenge, achieved the desired outcomes and/or positively impacted on the business.

Evidence of improvements and outcomes identifiable as resulting from the program or initiative including metrics on engagement, retention, climate surveys etc.

Sustainability The program or initiative and its impacts or outcomes are sustainable and replicable for the organisation. Evidence of how the program or initiative will be repeated within the organisation i.e. planned roll out to other divisions, sites, ongoing scheduled activity, commitment within organisational strategy/ budgets etc.
Leadership The program or initiative is supported or led by the CEO and/or senior leadership team within the organisation. Statement of support from senior leadership team, evidence of their participation in driving and implementing diversity policies etc.