Elisabeth Plum

Elisabeth Plum is an experienced advisor and facilitator working internationally with clients from the public and private sector since 1995. Her areas of expertise are cross-cultural integration, gender issues, diversity management, and cultural complex teams. Since 2007 she has concentrated her work on assisting companies in initiating cultural intelligent leadership to improve collaboration, performance and innovation.

Elisabeth has a PhD in Cultural Sociology and a Diploma in Gestalt psychology, specialising in organisational psychology. She is a visiting professor at Middlesex University Business School and a faculty specialist at London Business School. She is the author of several books and articles on cultural understanding and diversity, and in 2008 her latest book ‘CI Cultural Intelligence – The Art of Leading Cultural Complexity’ was published in UK.

Elisabeth has worked on international projects with ICM since 1998. She has facilitated teambuilding for new management teams, cross-cultural training for global teams and a large-scale cultural diagnostic and integration process intervention.

Elisabeth works in Danish, English, and “Scandinavian”.


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Rebound—or the Joys of Failure

by on Tuesday the 8th of March 2016

In a minute or two of trawling around LinkedIn you will be amazed at the great men who all sing the praises of failure: from Churchill to Michael Jordan; from Kennedy to Henry Ford; from James Joyce to Abraham Lincoln. On the other hand, you won’t read much about Joe Dorn, a baker in Pocatello, […]

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