Leadership: A Global Perspective

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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.

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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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

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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Global Sentiment About Taking Responsibility

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton A clearer picture of global ethics is coming into view. In this clearer picture, we know what''s important and see how far our responsibilities extend into the global community. Ethical leaders have begun to realize how connected our global community is. Context Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking Trends 7 Lenses ethical leadership ethical leadership in a global society global ethics leadership development leading ethically

35 Leadership Quotes from the 10th Global Peter Drucker Forum

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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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

Motivating and Rewarding Your Global Workforce

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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.

Abandoning Globalization Will Only Hurt U.S. Businesses

Harvard Business

Globalization Supply chain Digital ArticleFour reasons why.

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.

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.

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.

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. As the internet and access to the internet are reaching a point where it’s considered a commodity, the latter two elements (guts and seed money) are becoming less and less inhibiting factors to running a global business. Global Audience. Global Infrastructure. Global Colleagues.

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 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. If your team isn’t very worldly in composition, explore opportunities to bring in those global perspectives. Very — We have many team members from all corners of the world. Somewhat — We have a few team members from other parts of the world. 17.6%

Global Stocks Slide

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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.

Name Your Brand with a Global Audience in Mind

Harvard Business

Global strategy International business Branding Digital ArticleFive tips for positioning yourself in international markets.

Global Technology Spending Will Fall By 7.3% In 2020

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is expected in 2020 in global technology spending due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. License and Republishing: The views expressed in this article Global Technology Spending Will Fall By 7.3% A sharp decline of 7.3% It is estimated that the industry will recover next year in a faster way than the recovery rate of the international economy. This year, however, technology costs around the globe are estimated to reach […].

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs Helps the Global Economy

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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. Now, there are a lot of things you are going to have to get right when it comes to giving your company a global presence, and these are some of the best ideas that can help with that.

A Failing Global Workplace

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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.

Collaborative Leadership in a Global Society

Leading in Context

What does collaborative leadership look like in a global society? What is Collaborative Leadership? At the societal level it's taking the best that all of us know and can do and putting it together in ways that help everyone. Complexity Ethical Leader ethical leadership ethics training leadership and management leadership development management and leadership what are leadership skills

Ethical Leadership and…a Global Society

Leading in Context

Are We Moving Toward a "Global Society"? To imagine the world as a global society we must look at the issue from a view that is many levels above our day-to-day routines and our sometimes mechanical responses to our day-to-day challenges. Context Trends ethical leadership ethical leadership context leading ethically leading ethically in organizations what is ethical leadership

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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.).

Crisis Leadership ? 8 Lessons from 8 Global Leaders

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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. Collectively, these global leaders led workforces […]. Crises can define CEOs and cement their abilities to guide an organization.

Building a Better Globalization

Harvard Business

Economy Globalization Policy Digital ArticleFive areas to focus on.

Robert Salomon on “Global Vision” : An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

He is an award-winning scholar and educator who has been teaching and conducting research on globalization and global strategy for nearly 20 years. He has received more than 10 commendations for “Excellence in Teaching” at NYU… Read More Robert Salomon on “Global Vision” : An interview by Bob Morris. Robert Salomon is a professor of International Management and a Faculty Scholar at the NYU Stern School of Business.

Improving Management Globally

Curious Cat

In the most recent ASQ Influential Voices post, Bill Troy, ASQ CEO, asks: Why Should Quality Go Global? It is much worse when you aim to influence a global audience. Frankly, right now, the most important globally accessible resources for those interested in pursuing quality practices are blogs, websites and podcasts created by individuals (often consultants and practitioners themselves). Management ASQ Influential Voices global open access

Deep Factors Shaping the Global Economy

Leading Blog

It is a provocative guide to global trends. He isn’t ignoring the fact that we are losing jobs to the Internet or that people do sell all over the world, but his point is that American culture has made Americans uniquely suited to sell products and services over a more diverse (global) population. To solve our global issues, “countries will have to work together.” “Yet,” Outrageous Fortunes is a book about what in economic terms, could be.

Help Your Global Talent Succeed and Lead - Cultivate Communication Skills

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Nancy Vason: As leaders of global businesses, you draw from a deep well of talent. According to the Harvard Business Review , English is now the global language of business, and more and more multinational companies are mandating English as the common corporate language. Are they leading global teams? How can you cultivate the communication skills of your global team? Global businesses benefit from having a culturally diverse, highly talented work force.

The False Dichotomy Between Globalism and Nationalism

Harvard Business

Globalization Global strategy National competitiveness International business Digital ArticleThere’s an upside to both outlooks.

The Elephant In The Global Economic Room

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Electronic Waste Recycling: A Global Problem in Need of Solutions

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Leading Global Teams

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6 Ways to Stay Competitive in a Global Job Market

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Being Global: A book review by Bob Morris

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Being Global: How to Think, Act, and Lead in a Transformed World Ángel Cabrera and Gregory Unruh Harvard Business Review Press (2012) How and why business leaders who develop a global mindset can help their companies to transcend cultural barriers Companies cannot become global leaders unless and until their executives “think, act, and lead [them [.].

Developing leaders | Deloitte University Press | Global Human Capital Trends 2015

Chart Your Course

According to a recent Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report: GLOBAL organizations today must navigate a “new world of work”—one that requires a dramatic change in strategies for leadership, talent, and human resources. via Developing leaders | Deloitte University Press | Global Human Capital Trends 2015. The post Developing leaders | Deloitte University Press | Global Human Capital Trends 2015 appeared first on Leadership Keynote Speaker and DISC Training.

Global Economy In The “Roaring Twenties”

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In just a few months, the calendar turns into a new decade. Whether the “Roaring Twenties” will be repeated, is a good question. But what’s certain is that we are just about to enter the 20’s again, and I am very convinced that they will be challenging in many ways. On a daily basis, I […]. CEO Insider