Indian Culture in Business

Dr. Pritima Chainani-Barta

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Date(s) - 30/10/2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


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In this session, Dr. Pritima Chainani-Barta, will delve into the rich tapestry of Indian work culture and mind set. Drawing from her own extensive experience as an international coach and facilitator, she will share with the us the challenges that European professionals encounter when working with their Indian counterparts. Practical activities and case studies will demonstrate the theoretical concepts that characterize Indian work culture. This highly interactive session encourages participants to taste the nuances of communication and leadership when engaging with Indian professionals.


About the Speaker:

Pritima Chainani-Barta was born in India and completed her Ph.D in German language and literature from the University of Mumbai. Currently, she works part-time as research associate for cultural diversity at the Fulda University of Applies Sciences in Germany. In addition, Pritima has longstanding experience as a professional facilitator and executive coach in Asia and Europe. She is an accredited as Senior Practitioner by the EMCC (European Mentoring and Coaching Council). Pritima’s personal and professional intercultural background (Indian-German), defines her expertise as in international coaching and facilitation. She supports high potentials and expats from India and Europe in fine-tuning their intercultural professional skills and prepares them to meet the challenges of high-stakes international engagements when involved in cross-cultural business interactions. Thermo Fisher Scientific, KREBS&RIEDL, H&M are some of her clients who have benefitted from her coachings and trainings on Indian business cutlure and management style.

As co-head of the SIETAR regional group of Frankfurt-Rhein-Main-Unterfranken, Pritima is actively involved in promoting cultural diversity through her profession but also voluntary assignments. Pritima believes that several intercultural issues in academics and in business can be resolved by connecting with colleagues across borders in a mindful manner. It is about finding the right balance between being rooted in your culture and developing new skills when meeting new cultures.


Important: this event will take place over Zoom and is open to anyone interested in learning about Indian work culture. You must register to participate. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.