UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Shaping Leaders, Driving Results

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Dr. Tim Flood

Associate Professor, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Tim Flood specializes in cross-cultural communication and teaches courses on global communication, as well as segments of the Communication, Leadership and Career Management series.

He is certified to use both CultureActive and InterCultural Edge (ICE)* cross-cultural communication instruments and the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) global competency assessment tool.

Flood’s research interests include cross-cultural communication and global business leadership fluency.

He has consulted with the World Bank/IFC and Egyptian Institute of Directors on issues of corporate governance and educational outreach, and has led business study programs in Croatia, Egypt, India, Morocco, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

Prior to joining UNC Kenan-Flagler, Flood worked as a solutions consultant for Vanguard Cellular Systems (now part of AT&T Wireless).

* InterCultural Edge (ICE) is a scientifically validated cross-cultural communication instrument developed under the leadership of the Duke CIBER and in collaboration with The Fuqua School of Business, Richard Lewis Communications, Cultureactive.com, and a consortium of CIBERs.