Building Our Future on Global Values

Leading in Context

But we have worked globally for many years to define that center. By Linda Fisher Thornton We have become a divided society that seems to have lost its collective center in values. I wrote an article for the Non-Violent Change Journal about creating a better world through values.

Leadership: A Global Perspective

N2Growth Blog

This fall, I embarked on a worldwide quest to gain insights and perspectives on global leadership in the 21st century. Opening your mind to global perspectives can inspire you to improve yourself and the people around you too.


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Global Ethics: TMP Challenge 15

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher ThorntonI participate in a global think tank called The Milennium Project (TMP). As an invited reviewer, my focus is on Global Challenge 15: Global Ethics. Participants submit their observations on trends, help define the biggest problems and areas of opportunity and submit input on how to improve the course of Global Ethics.The Milennium Project has produced a short video summarizing the global conversations on each topic.

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On Patriotism, Nationalism, Globalism and Ethics

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I teach global leadership and applied ethics and my students often have questions about the differences between patriotism, nationalism and globalism. Context Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking ethical lenses global ethics holistic ethics integral ethics learning ethical leadership what is ethical leadership

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.

5 Sites for Globally Responsible Business Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton It has become clear that a global economy requires more than local or regional thinking. Our information and commerce are globally connected. Our greatest human challenges are global and must be solved globally. Global changes tend […]. Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking 7 lenses of ethical leadership business leadership ethical leaderhsip in a global society future trends the future of leadership what is global leadership

2022 Global C-Suite Talent Trends in the Mining Sector

N2Growth Blog

Even so, the sector is still grappling with a plateful of hot-button issues, including social restructuring, environmental protection, and the global push for de-carbonization placing particular pressure on the coal and platinum industries. By Sandra Burmeister and Kelli Vukelic.

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5 Key Tips For Efficiently Running A Global Business

Tanveer Naseer

Following the rate at which the internet is connecting us, regardless of geographical locations, it is normal for small businesses to have potential customers in far countries.

3 Obstacles to Globalizing a Digital Platform

Harvard Business

Global strategy Web-based technologies International business Globalization Growth strategy Digital ArticleAnd how to overcome them.

Global-Minded Ethical Leadership

Leading in Context

Our daily choices can have a global ripple effect, and that effect can be either positive or negative depending on our choices. We need to think on a global scale, and consider the long term impact of every decision. Because we are part of a connected society, we cannot think about ethics on a small scale. Ethical Leader 7 Lenses ethical leadership ethics leading ethically leading ethically in organizations what is ethical leadership

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Expanding Globally Made Easy and Efficient With Outsourcing

Chart Your Course

The post Expanding Globally Made Easy and Efficient With Outsourcing appeared first on Chart Your Course International. Before, organizations might not have promptly chosen to extend business around the world to track down new wellsprings of benefit. All things considered, organizations might shift focus over to new geographic or segment portions to extend their organization. So why, presently, is it so essential to internationalize your business to strike new benefits?

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

35 Leadership Quotes from the 10th Global Peter Drucker Forum

Leading Blog

T HE 10th annual Global Peter Drucker Forum was held in November 2018 in Drucker's home town of Vienna, Austria. This year’s theme was Management: The Human Dimension. The following are 35 quotes from the two-day event that are worth reflecting on: ? Innovation doesn’t happen by one person having an aha moment. Linda Hill, Harvard Business School. ? It is the age of the employees. Trust them and they will create magic. Vineet Nayar, Sampark Foundation. ?

Developing Globally Responsible Leaders

Leading in Context

As the leaders who will help shape the future of our businesses and our societies through small actions and big decisions, we need a global sense of responsibility. This post explores what it means to be a globally responsible leader and what kinds of learning opportunities help leaders develop a global sense of responsibility. Laws serve as minimum standards for society, but responsible leadership requires that we go well beyond those minimum standards.

The State of Globalization in 2022

Harvard Business

Globalization Supply chain management Social and global issues Digital ArticleIts collapse has been vastly overstated, according to an analysis of international flows of trade, capital, information, and people.

Expanding the Business Globally: Everything You Need to Know

Women on Business

Brought to you by NTL Corporate Services Inc.: Taking your business to the next level of operation is something the majority of business owners look forward to.

Making Decisions Like Global Citizens

Leading in Context

Instead of being competing perspectives, each one is an important element of the full picture of what it means to lead ethically in a global society. By Linda Fisher Thornton Character is important, but leading ethically in the fullest sense requires much more than just demonstrate good character. In this 2 minute video, I describe 7 different perspectives that you may be hearing around the table as you discuss ethical dilemmas in your organization.

8 Posts (And a Trend Report) On Global Thinking

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Using globally-informed thinking helps us succeed in a connected economy and a global society. This week, I decided to corral a collection of posts that help us understand ethical leadership in a global context. Context Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking complexity in leadership ethical leadership ethical leadership in a global society ethical thinking global leadership

Motivating and Rewarding Your Global Workforce

Chart Your Course

Here are three steps to help you effectively build, manage and motivate a cohesive, efficient global business team. Building an effective global team begins with smart recruitment strategies. One of the challenges of managing a global business team is communications. The post Motivating and Rewarding Your Global Workforce appeared first on. Remote work has become more popular than ever. It’s not just domestic companies that are employing remote workers, either.

Forget Global – What Leaders Really Need Is A “Worldly” Perspective

Tanveer Naseer

Do we need more globalization on this globe? The following is a guest piece from McGill Professor (and fellow Montrealer) Henry Mintzberg. How about more worldliness in this world? In our International Masters Program for Managers, the 10-day worldly mindset is devoted to the social, political, and economic issues around. Click to continue reading. Guest Posts communication leadership Management mindset perspective

Tips for Giving Your Business a Successful Global Presence

Strategy Driven

When you are trying to run a global brand it is so important to understand what this entails. There are a lot of things you can and should do in order to help take your company international and develop a strong global presence.

Twitter Helps Leaders “Think Global”

Leading in Context

Twitter helps us learn to "think global" in a connected global society. It keeps us current, connects us with a global network of information and provides real-time data. It can transform us and the way we do business. I've sprinkled in some statistics along with my own observations about the learning benefits of Twitter.

6 Secrets to Success in the Global Business World

Lead Change Blog

If you’re doing business today, then you know—local is dead and global is the new norm. And with that, study upon study has come out stating that the number one agenda item for today’s corporate leaders is finding talent that can think and lead globally. That’s because they fail to cultivate a global mindset which means truly having the desire, knowledge, and skills to operate effectively in business today. Leadership Development Global Business Travel

The Week Explores the Global Loneliness Epidemic

Michael Lee Stallard

Mary Held, head of IMS Columbus, made us aware of this outstanding brief on the global loneliness epidemic published by The Week. The post The Week Explores the Global Loneliness Epidemic appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard. Studies show the continued growth in the number of people who are lonely, which has reached epidemic levels in many countries.

Today’s Global Talent Trends in Mining Executive Search and Recruitment

N2Growth Blog

Even so, the sector is still grappling with a plateful of hot-button issues, including social restructuring, environmental protection, and the global push for de-carbonization placing particular pressure on the coal and platinum industries. By Sandra Burmeister and Kelli Vukelic.

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Shared Ethical Values: Global Consensus?

Leading in Context

As we struggle day-to-day with what ethics means in business, groups of concerned leaders around the world are studying common ethical values that could clarify ethical behavior and unite us in a common global code of ethics. There are resources readily available that present ethical values in a global context and provide guidance for ethical corporate behavior.

Global Stocks Slide

Coaching Tip

Chinese stocks , up almost 60% YTD into their July peak, suddenly crashed, sparking fears of global contagion. We think you'll find Steve's insights into global debt, real estate, the Federal Reserve and shifting investor psychology valuable, while his charts will show you the evidence that informs his forecasts. Global Stock of Debt," (1:55) "What Growth Boom?" (1:45) Markets are moving! Want to get onboard? By Elliott Wave International.

Expanding the Business Globally: Everything You Need to Know

Women on Business

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The Key Factors of Global Business

Strategy Driven

It has been a global marketplace since forever, all you needed was the vision, guts, and usually a fair bit of seed money to extend the reach of your business beyond your own borders. What still is needed, however, is a vision on how you will reach global domination. Global Audience.

Going Global? Choose Your Country Wisely

Great Leadership By Dan

Facebook, Apple, or PayPal, all enjoy global success. These companies have “going global” down—they perform strongly in international markets, and can execute across borders because they embed globalization on their daily executive discussions. Develop a Globalization Strategy Part of the agility for a company to stay strong globally is the makeup of their country investment. Being decisive on how to prioritize global expansion is key here.

Bitcoin: The Future Global Currency?

Strategy Driven

Investing in bitcoin may not be as stable putting money in the stock market , but it has seen some incredible growth over recent years, and you should be sure to check it out as many people genuinely believe it to be a future-proof, global asset.

Building a Globally Diverse Team Is Actually Getting Easier

Harvard Business

Talent management Globalization Global strategy Innovation Digital ArticleFive ways leaders can identify and recruit international talent.

A Failing Global Workplace

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob''s blog entries "Allahu akbar” A Failing Global Workplace “Death to America" “I just want to work!” Gallup Press Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace report JIm Clifton LinkedIn Pulse Mohammed Bouazizi only 13% of employees worldwide are truly engaged in their jobs the Arab Spring The Coming Jobs War Here is a brief but remarkably insightful article by Jim Clifton for LinkedIn Pulse.

Crisis Leadership ? 8 Lessons from 8 Global Leaders

CEO Insider

As business leaders navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, we asked eight former C-suite leaders of global workforces, who sit on the Advisory Board and Board of Directors of InStride, to share their perspectives on leading through a crisis.

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Tips to Create A Global Recruitment Strategy for Your Business

Strategy Driven

In addition, companies that operate on a global level, especially multinationals and transnationals, have turned to better, more effective ways of hiring. All in all, global recruitment has its pros and cons. Back in the day, there was no concept of telecommuting.

The Future of Education: Ethical Literacy For Handling Global Complexity

Leading in Context

A focus on "knowing" must be replaced with a focus on "how to think, problem solve and successfully navigate global complexity using ethical values.". By Linda Fisher Thornton We are not preparing students for success in the world where they will have to live and work. Some of the ways we currently think about "teaching" need to be scrapped and replaced.

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How Much Autonomy Should You Give Your Global Teams?

Harvard Business

Three key factors to consider, based on more than 100 interviews with global executives. International business Global strategy Cross-cultural management Digital Article

Do Your Global Teams See DEI as an American Issue?

Harvard Business

Diversity and inclusion Marginalized groups Social and global issues Digital ArticleLeaders of multinational organizations need to adopt a broader lens that includes local issues and solutions.

4 Ways to Bridge the Global Skills Gap

Harvard Business

Social and global issues Human resource management Developing employees Digital ArticleAs more entry-level jobs are automated, businesses and policymakers need to work together to ensure young people have the skills they need.

Stressed, Sad, and Anxious: A Snapshot of the Global Workforce

Harvard Business Review

Employee stress levels are at an all-time high, according to Gallup’s new “State of the Global Workforce” report. Managing people Business management Managing employees Wellness Health and wellness Human resource management Mental health Burnout Digital Article

How Government and Business Can Tackle Big Global Crises Together

Harvard Business

Power and influence Politics Crisis management Globalization AudioA leading political scientist outlines the challenges we face and explains what we can do about them.

How global is your immediate team?


Our reader poll today asks: How global is your immediate team? In an increasingly global economy, you can’t ignore the impact of having a diverse, global perspective. Very — We have many team members from all corners of the world.

Boost Employee Engagement Globally

Michael Lee Stallard

Earlier this year my colleague Jason Pankau spoke at the HR Summit in Singapore. We’re delighted to announce that next year I’ll be teaching workshops on leadership, teamwork, employee engagement, productivity, innovation and Connection Cultures at the Institute for Management Studies (IMS) in Amsterdam, Brussels, Edinburgh and London. (Stateside I’ll be teaching sessions in 2011 for IMS in Atlanta, Boston, Cleveland, Detroit and San Francisco.).