Sumiko is an insightful, client-focused, and strategic specialist in cross-cultural business and organizational culture transformation. She helps organizations in creating a deeper understanding of the impact of culture to unlock greater human potential.
Sumiko specializes in intercultural management and organizational culture & change. With her professional experience of bridging different cultures and liaising with stakeholders in international joint-venture organizations, she is capable of providing diverse perspectives and practical solutions to both global organizations and local communities to help them further grow.
She also applies cultural sensitivity to extended areas such as healthcare and technology development and has published her works through IEEE and the Journal of Intercultural Management and Ethics.
Sumiko received an MBA from the Odette School of Business at the University of Windsor (Canada). She holds certifications in coaching (Co-Active Training Institute) and in community change (Tamarack Institute).
In addition to the World Council on Intercultural and Global Competence, she has actively engaged in global initiatives with various international institutions, including the IEEE and the SIETAR. She is fluent in English and Japanese.
Intercultural Negotiation, Intercultural Competence, Culture Change and Transition
Communication (Translation and Interpretation), NGO
Intercultural Management, Organisational Culture, Trust
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