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

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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 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.”

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

6 Ways to Stay Competitive in a Global Job Market

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Empowering Women Entrepreneurs Helps the Global Economy

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6 Things to Consider Before Taking Your Business Global

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What You Need to Take Your Company into the Global Marketplace

Strategy Driven

These are just a few of the things necessary to take your company into the global marketplace. But, the costs of taking a company into the global marketplace are even higher. You shouldn’t attempt to globalize your company without having the necessary capital behind you.

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 Elephant In The Global Economic Room

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From Ancient Markets to Global Networks

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Bob's blog entries “Everything changes…Nothing changes” Basic Books Business is just a word for buying and selling things Christopher Locke David Weinberger Doc Searls Ecclesiastes From Ancient Markets to Global Networks Heraclitus The Cluetrain Manifesto: 10th Anniversary Edition co-authored by Rick LevineThe prophet Ecclesiastes and the ancient philosopher Heraclitus are both credited with observing, in effect, “Everything changes…Nothing changes.” The same can be said of markets.

E&Y CEO on what makes global leaders successful | FORTUNE [del.icio.us]

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Not surprising report on the benefits of diversity in leadership but definitely worth a read. leadership diversity Davos Fortune

The global company’s challenge

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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.

The Global Innovation 1000 (2011): Why Culture is Key

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Bob's blog entries 3M Apple Booz & Company Buddy Media EBITDA Fscebook Google Harvard Business Review Intellectual Capital: The New Wealth of Organizations The Global Innovation 1000 (2011): Why Culture is Key Tom Stewart Wealth of Knowledge: Intellectual Capital and the Twenty-first Century OrganizationTom Stewart is Booz & Company’s Chief Marketing & Knowledge Officer.

Interview: Managing Change in Today’s Dynamic Global Economy

Change Starts Here

In this episode, Supriya Desai, Principal at ASC* Advisory, shares why in today’s global business environment – characterized by volatility, uncertainty, chaos and ambiguity – we must step up our role as change practitioners to develop our organizations to be change-agile.

Leading Global Teams

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Building a global platform to be COO

Rajesh Setty

You create a global platform and provide significant help. Everyone knows the power of reciprocation – it’s usually a thank you gift as the result of a something received earlier. Reciprocation doesn’t work every time simply because there are too many free riders.

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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.

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.

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

Weekly Round-Up: Prevent Verbal Conflict, Global Company Culture, How an Executive Manages Remote Teams, Internal Communication Challenges, & Organizational Constitutions

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Welcome to my weekly round-up of recent top leadership and communication blog posts. As many of you know, each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays, I pull some of my favorites together here on my blog.

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.

How to Run an Online Store with Global Shipping as a Full-Time Mother

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Global forces: An introduction

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To read the complete article, check out a wealth of resources, and watch a video during which McKinsey director Bisson explains why trends matter, the value of tracking global forces, and how Here is an excerpt from an article written by Peter Bisson, Elizabeth Stephenson, and S. Patrick Viguerie for The McKinsey Quarterly (June 2010).

Merging Two Global Company Cultures

Harvard Business Review

“I’m pretty convinced that there are superficial differences in culture and communication and how people do things,” said the global human resources officer. Global strategy Cross-cultural management Article

The Quest for Global Dominance:: A book review by Bob Morris

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The Quest for Global Dominance: Transforming Global Presence into Global Competitive Advantage, Second Edition Anil Gupta, Vijay Govindarajan, and Haiyan Wang Jossey-Bass (2008 How to establish global presence, then achieve and sustain a competitive advantage As Jeffrey Garten explains in the Foreword, this Second Edition offers “not only updates, not only new examples, and not [.].

Today's Workforce in the Global Marketplace

Coaching Tip

Do you feel that you are out of touch as a corporate leader when dealing with younger generations of workers? Well, have no fear! NO FEAR, an innovative business leadership book by Pekka A. Viljakainen and Mark Mueller-Eberstein, explains the crucial significance of why today's corporate leaders must adapt to the culture of the younger generation to keep their companies relevant and how to retain a competitive staff. These Gen Y Digital Cowboys are the first to adopt new phenomena and inventions.

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

Academic Equality for Global Economic Survival

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By Guest Author Jan K. Katz, MS. The middle-class axiom “study hard and you’ll get a good job” has proven untrue in the recent economic downturn. This axiom rarely exists at poverty level, where academic accomplishment could be interpreted as an attempt to separate oneself from the community.

Book Review: The Global M&A Tango

Chartered Management Institute

M&A is an area where the risks are still unnecessarily high, and this should be enough to encourage those involved to study this readable work. Review by Professor Bruce Lloyd FCMI for Professional Manager. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

Redefining Ethical Leadership in a Global Society

Leading in Context

As a society, we are beginning to redefine ethical leadership. The change started quietly, fueled by a web of linked communication channels and a desire for a more civil way of dealing with each other. Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization blogs ethical business leadership ethics in leadership

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

The Globalization Backlash Is Reverberating Through Boardrooms

Harvard Business Review

Evidence of de-globalization — think Brexit and other attacks on international interdependence — is everywhere. Boards of directors of global corporations will increasingly face strategic choices and capital allocation decisions framed by mounting geo-political risks. As a practical matter, for example, these changes in the global policy regime are forcing multinational corporations to scale back and sell parts of their international operations.

Collaborating Well in Large Global Teams

Harvard Business Review

Professional service firms seeking to help companies navigate the demands of globalization face a tough challenge because advisers with the specialized expertise needed to address sophisticated issues are most often distributed throughout the firm and around the globe.

Global Hand Washing Day

Rapid BI

Today marks the fourth global hand washing day. How clean are your hands? Started in 2008 its goal is to prevent deaths through cross infection and poor hygiene. The organization behind this have launched some excellent free posters and other resources to help. Of course hand washing is for life, not just for hand washing day… [.]. Date change hand hygiene hand washing infection control technique