Workshop for PIs & advanced postdocs with Heather Hofmeister

On June 6th 2024, a group of PIs and advanced Postdocs from the SFB1551 attended the workshop on “Communication competencies in intercultural, intergenerational and diverse teams” by Heather Hofmeister.

This half-day workshop, collaboratively organized by GenEvo, 4R, SFB1361, and SFB1551, was designed to address the challenges and objectives inherent in managing diverse academic teams. It emphasized the critical need for effective communication and comprehension amidst the ever-evolving dynamics of such teams. The workshop aimed to equip participants with strategies to enhance team effectiveness by fostering greater transparency in management practices.

Heather Hofmeister is a professor, speaker, leader, coach, writer and researcher. She holds a full Professorship for Sociology of Work at the Goethe-University, Frankfurt and is co-director of the Center for Leadership and Behavior in Organizations (CLBO).