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?

Global Stocks Slide

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Chinese stocks , up almost 60% YTD into their July peak, suddenly crashed, sparking fears of global contagion. Global Stock of Debt," (1:55) "What Growth Boom?" (1:45) Markets are moving! Want to get onboard? By Elliott Wave International.

Viral Engagement on a Global Scale

Strategy Driven

Across the globe, 85% of employees are either not engaged or are disengaged at work, according to Gallop’s State of the Global Workplace report, which estimates approximately $7 trillion in lost productivity.

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

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 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.

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

Global Refugee Crisis: Two Sides

Execupundit

Reprise : The Munk Debate on the Global Refugee Crisis features Mark Steyn and Nigel Farage versus Louise Arbour and Simon Schama. Well worth the time

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The Key to Winning in Global Markets

C-Level Strategies

Co-authored by Milton Kotler, “ Winning Global Markets ” lays out the case that, “The destiny of the economic world today is in the hands of the interplay between global MNCs (multi-national corporations) and global cities.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

Global Warming Data Fiddling?

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The Telegraph : A panel has been appointed to check into whether global warming statistics are being manipulated.

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs Helps the Global Economy

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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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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.

How Local Attention Can Solve the Global Retention Problem

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development career development conversation expectation global growth in role local action retention satisfaction Last month, LinkedIn published an infographic summarizing its recent research into why employees quit.

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

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

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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.

Going Global Is Easier Than Ever: Don’t Get Left Behind

Strategy Driven

But this development on a global scale does not end at personal electronics, the business world was taken by storm in the past two or so decades, allowing for much easier and more convenient international business opportunities. Hire globally.

A Global Warming Pause

Execupundit

A cringe-inducing excerpt: Despite resistance from many researchers, the German ministries insist that it is important not to detract from the effectiveness of climate change warnings by discussing the past 15 years'' lack of global warming.

On Leadership, Global Events and Your Local Business

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As a leader, you must continually understand that the world is getting smaller and global events and issues can now more easily impact your business no matter where you live. Coaching Corner Future Leadership Issues Leadership Lessons Learned Leading Change Practical Steps to Influence Professional Development Global Leaders Local Leadership Rod Beau

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.

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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Five Tips to Recruit and Manage a Global Project Team

Strategy Driven

To compete in global markets, you need global talent. How exactly can you adopt a global recruitment strategy? If you’re managing a global, distributed team, one of your biggest problems will be dealing with time zone conflicts. Have you ever managed a global team?

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.

Globalization a reader for writers pdf sharma

C-Level Strategies

global Globalization a reader for writers pdf sharma and its Discontents. April 4 2008, that represents ideas through the use of arbitrary symbols and rules that govern combinations of these symbols.

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.

Global Weirding

Execupundit

This is almost exactly the wrong way to raise leaders for tumultuous times. We need Teddy Roosevelts, Winston Churchills, Harriet Stowes and Alexander Hamiltons. We are producing legions of promotion-hungry bureaucrats and narrow specialists with no knowledge of or interest in the tumult and chaos that inevitably rises up in times like ours. We then place them in large, bureaucratically run institutions and expect them to deal creatively with the unexpected, the revolutionary and the totally new.

Someone to Know: Q&A with FM Global Assistant Vice President, Public Relations Steve Zenofsky

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Steve Zenofsky, Assistant Vice President, Public Relations for FM Global, is an incredibly thoughtful strategic communicator and definitely Someone to Know. Q&A with Steve Zenofsky, Assistant Vice President, Public Relations at FM Global.

Welcome to the New Global War

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The trailer for the documentary: " Zero Days." And you thought zombies were scary

The Elephant In The Global Economic Room

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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 [.].

Urban world: The shifting global business landscape

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob''s blog entries A wake-up call for CEOs Fortune Global 500 companies Jaana Remes James Manyika Jonathan Woetzel McKinsey & Company McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) McKinsey Quarterly Optimize sales networks Reconsider the headquarters configuration and the location of other core activities Richard Dobbs Sven Smit Understand how customers and competitors are evolving Urban world: The shifting global business landscape Yaw Agyenim-Boateng

6 Ways to Stay Competitive in a Global Job Market

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Being Global: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

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 [.].

Electronic Waste Recycling: A Global Problem in Need of Solutions

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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. Leadership is the engine that drives successful organizations.

The global company’s challenge

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is a brief excerpt from another terrific article featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company, in which Martin Dewhurst, Jonathan Harris, and Suzanne Heywood explain why, as the economic spotlight shifts to developing markets, global companies need new ways to manage their strategies, people, costs, and risks.

6 Things to Consider Before Taking Your Business Global

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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

Boost Employee Engagement Globally

Michael Lee Stallard

Earlier this year my colleague Jason Pankau spoke at the HR Summit in Singapore.