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.

2022 Global C-Suite Talent Trends in the Mining Sector

N2Growth Blog

Early figures and forecasts show that the mining sector is in for one of the most robust years off the back of the soaring demand for commodities and the industry’s impressive rebound in the second half of 2021. By Sandra Burmeister and Kelli Vukelic.

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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. Competition in the commerce industry has always been high. All in all, global recruitment has its pros and cons.

How To Become Successful In The Fashion Industry

Strategy Driven

Regardless if you’re launching a clothing brand or you want to make your fashion business known globally, there are various ways on how to be successful in the fashion industry. Below are some of the ways to become successful in the fashion industry: 1.

How Can the Travel Industry Overcome the Impact of COVID?

Strategy Driven

One of the hardest hit industries during the coronavirus pandemic has been travel and tourism. So far the industry has lot the benefit of the two bank holidays in May and a lot of the school half term periods as well. What are the best solutions for the travel industry?

Escaping the eye of the storm – Lessons in crisis management from the airline industry

CEO Insider

There’s no skirting around it, the travel industry was among the hardest hit at the onset of COVID-19. According to International Air Transport Association, the global airline industry incurred net losses of $52bn in 2021 and is expected to lose an additional $12bn in 2022.

5 Key Employment Trends We Will See in the Energy Industry in 2021

Strategy Driven

One industry that took a hard hit was the energy industry. The below takes a look at five key employee trends that this industry expects to see in 2021. Last year saw many employees in the energy industry not getting an increase in their salary.

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The Latest Trends in the Executive Coaching Industry


Please enjoy this recap of the latest trends in the executive coaching industry from Brian Underhill, Ph.D. As the head of a large executive coaching firm, I travel globally meeting with organizations and coaches, as well as speaking at and attending various coaching conferences. we decided for now to at least repeat our ground-breaking industry research from our 2005 study, as highlighted in the book Executive Coaching for Results.

One Cost of Increased Globalization: More Industrial Accidents

Harvard Business

Industrial accidents can be devastating to the people and communities involved. In a recent study, we examine one crucial, yet overlooked, factor: economic globalization. We thought it was likely that two interrelated aspects of globalization – growing international economic interactions and the state policies that facilitate them – are likely to increase the probability of industrial disasters. Globalization Labor Regulation Digital Article

Taking a Look at the Future of Oil and Gas Industry

Strategy Driven

What is to come in the future of oil and gas industry? They will continue to propel global travel and commerce. The industry will harness the power of growth catalysts to stay ahead of the curve. Technology also gives the oil and gas industry a chance to wash its face.

Tackling Local and Global L&D Trends – A Dialogue with Sandeep Khanna & VJ Posadas

Experience to Lead

Understanding local and global trends within the L&D space can set great leaders apart from just good ones. Understanding local and global trends within the L&D space can set great leaders apart from just good ones.

Wellness, Wellbeing, And Love: The Business Trifecta For A Post-Pandemic World With Mia Kyricos

Steve Farber

Podcast Corporate Wellbeing Global Wellness Industry Kyricos & Associates LLC love as business strategy Wellness And Wellbeing Wellness CultureWhat has love got to do with wellness and wellbeing in the corporate world?

Automation: A Potential Game Changer for Mining and Maritime Industry

HR Digest

The use of automation technology is rapidly changing the landscape of various industries, mostly in the labor-intensive sectors. Automation in Maritime industry is turning crew members into system managers. The fourth industrial revolution buildup is instilling fears of massive job loss among employees in varying sectors, due to the shift’s primary focus: automation. It’s difficult to overlook the benefits of autonomous technologies in the mining industry.

The Essential CIO: Insights from IBM’s Global Chief Information Officer Study (2011)

First Friday Book Synopsis

To find out, IBM interviewed 3,018 CIOs, spanning 71 countries and 18 industries. How are technology leaders helping their organizations adapt to the accelerating change and complexity that mark today’s competitive and economic landscape? Public and private sector CIOs described both the challenges and opportunities from increasing complexity. They shared how they are innovating with [.].

McKinsey conversations with global leaders: Jeroen van der Veer of Shell

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is another outstanding interview in the McKinsey Conversations with Global Leaders series. To watch the conversation in a video interactive, or download a PDF of the transcript, please click here. * * * The former CEO reflects on the oil industry’s future, as well as management lessons learned over a long career.

The Growing Importance of Ethics in PR

Strategy Driven

The world is changing by a significant degree, and so is the public relations industry. PR Council, PRSA, Institute of PR, ICCO, and Global Alliance are just a few of the boards that offer their own code of ethics. How is the PR Industry Changing?

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John Iino on How Reed Smith Builds an Inclusive Culture Globally

HR Digest

John Iino talked with The HR Digest about the various Diversity & Inclusion programs which have put Reed Smith on the global map as one of the top diversity employers. The post John Iino on How Reed Smith Builds an Inclusive Culture Globally appeared first on The HR Digest.

April 20-27 (Free Event): 50+ Global Markets. 100's of New Opportunities

Coaching Tip

Metals Pro Service (gold, silver, industrial metals). Starting at 9 a.m. ET Wednesday, April 20, our friends at Elliott Wave International are "opening the doors" to their entire line of trader-focused Pro Services -- free for 7 days -- during: Pro Services Open House. EWI Pro Services bring you opportunity-rich, professional-grade forecasts for 50+ of the world's top markets -- many 24 hours a day, complete with Elliott-wave charts and precise forecasts.

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We Can’t Undo Globalization, but We Can Improve It

Harvard Business

Take the current debate about trade and globalization, for instance. While the impulse to erect trade barriers is understandable given the pain experienced by workers in a range of industries and communities in recent years, it is not the way to create lasting growth and shared prosperity. Ignoring the very real costs of trade and globalization is not only counterproductive but indefensible. However, trade and globalization have also brought wrenching job losses.

Crystal Clear: Pioneering the Last 60 years of Display Technology Innovation & Looking Into the Future

Strategy Driven

From large outdoor interactive screens on buildings to tiny displays in a wristwatch, the display industry has created applications and entire industries over the past 60 years, transforming our entire society. It has been thrilling to be part of this industry the past 25 years.

Company Culture – A Leadership Priority In The Post-Pandemic World Of Work

Tanveer Naseer

Even as variants maintain their grip and the global pandemic continues, the global economy shows signs of significant recovery. Some industries, of course, have been hit harder than others.

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


So whether you’re a new leader or an industry veteran there’ll be something here for you. 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.

Entertainment Licencing for Business Events

Women on Business

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Rating the English Proficiency of Countries and Industries Around the World

Harvard Business

In the aviation industry, miscommunication can be fatal. In its pivot to English, the aviation industry is not unique: Around the world, companies and industries are recognizing the need for a lingua franca, or common language. All of these benefits apply to industries as well. Until now, it has been difficult to find data about the actual English skills — and skills gaps — of industries worldwide. There are wide skills gaps between industries.

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. This is so essential in helping you succeed and tackle any issues you may face from the global marketplace. And, for your business to succeed it will need to change with the industry, and the economy.

Preview Thursday: Blind Spots

Lead Change Blog

Many of our current beliefs about how organizations should run date back to the Industrial Age! While this is not the most desirable state of mind from a human perspective, it worked reasonably well in the Industrial Age where division of labor into smaller, repeatable activities was the way to be the most productive. Today we are well past the Industrial Age; we are somewhere between an information age and an experience economy.

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The Industrial Era Ended, and So Will the Digital Era

Harvard Business

Importantly, I’m not arguing we’ll stop using digital technology — after all, we still use heavy industry, we just no longer refer to ourselves as being in the Industrial Age.). Compare that to manufacturing, health care, and energy, which make up 17%, 10%, and 8% of global GDP, respectively, and you can see how there is vastly more potential to make an impact beyond the digital world. Tara Moore/Getty Images.

What’s Driving Superstar Companies, Industries, and Cities

Harvard Business

The debate about superstar firms and superstar effects has been intensifying, partly in response to the rapid growth of global US tech companies. In our recent research at the McKinsey Global Institute, we examined the superstar phenomenon across firms, as well as sectors and cities. These firms make up two thirds of global corporate pretax earnings (EBTDA) and revenues. Apexphotos/Getty Images.

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How The Real Estate Healthcare Sector Is Changing With The Trends

Strategy Driven

The global pandemic has affected almost all the business sectors across the world. Change in the healthcare industry Post-covid. The Healthcare industry is booming as far as real estate investments are concerned.

Context Matters: What We’re Learning About Food

Leading in Context

This new research will begin to change the thinking and practices of the food and restaurant industries. Here is a sneak preview: Context Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking ethical lenses ethics trends global ethics holistic ethics integral ethics what is ethical leadership what is ethicsBy Linda Fisher Thornton A day when so many people eat too much candy seems just right for sharing new research that turns conventional wisdom on healthy eating inside out.

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3 Reasons Global Firms Should Keep Investing in India

Harvard Business

While India remains a formidably challenging market, there are at least three reasons why global firms cannot overlook India without consequences. Industrial companies like JCB, Cummins, AECOM, General Electric and investors like Brookfield have successfully capitalized on India’s infrastructure investments. In fact, JCB makes half its global profits in India. Emerging markets Global strategy Economic development South Asia Digital Articleboris sv/Getty Images.


An Agenda for the Future of Global Business

Harvard Business

The promise of global progress has become a reality for many — but not for all. Our global narrative of progress, the implicit case for embracing change in exchange for its fruits, is being increasingly called into question by economically marginalized groups and populist politicians across the globe. While globalization has increased aggregate prosperity and reduced inequality across nations, it has also created winners and losers within nations.

Does Your Company Have What It Takes to Go Global?

Harvard Business

Ask managers responsible for global business development how they determined their companies’ growth potential when they entered new international markets, and most will cite an array of positive factors external to their organizations, things such as favorable country-specific economic and market trends, rising GDP, a growing middle class, increasing incomes, and strong demand for high-quality goods and services. laura schneider FOR HBR.

Blockchain Could Make the Insurance Industry Much More Transparent

Harvard Business

While Edward Lloyd is largely credited with commercializing the insurance industry, with the creation of his namesake firm, Lloyd’s, over 330 years ago, the original concept of spreading risk (or “mutualizing”) goes back even further. Both then and in 1686, when Lloyd’s was born in a London coffee house, the global insurance industry was a business of utmost good faith , as it remains today.

Trust in Business Leadership

Coaching Tip

The 2008 global financial crisis, a series of corporate scandals that have eroded organizational trust, including Volkswagen, BP and Enron, and an emphasis on transparency brought about by the combined impact of globalization, technology, and demographic changes have all combined to bring trust in business to what may be an all-time low. In 2004, Kodak shed 25% of its workforce and was de-listed from the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

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500th Post: Index to 500 Articles on Authentic Ethical Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher ThorntonThere are many ways to define "ethical leadership" but there is increasing global interest in learning "ethical leadership" in a holistic and authentic way. The Leading in Context Blog now includes 500 articles on high-level, holistic and global ethical leadership. Ten years later it has become a "go-to" site for organizational leaders across industries, university professors and seekers looking for a better way to lead.

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McKinsey conversations with global leaders: David Rubenstein of The Carlyle Group

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is another outstanding interview in the McKinsey Conversations with Global Leaders series. To watch the conversation with David Rubenstein in a video interactive, or download a PDF of the transcript, please click here. * * * A founding managing director of The Carlyle Group reflects on the future of the private-equity industry, China’s role

The Myth of Sustainable Fashion

Harvard Business

Despite high-profile attempts at innovation, the industry has failed to reduce its environmental impact so far. Business and society Social and global issues Society and business relations Retail and consumer goods Digital Article

Why the Global 1% and the Asian Middle Class Have Gained the Most from Globalization

Harvard Business

It is by now well-known that the period from the mid-1980s to today has been the period of the greatest reshuffle of personal incomes since the Industrial Revolution. It’s also the first time that global inequality has declined in the past two hundred years. The “winners” were the middle and upper classes of the relatively poor Asian countries and the global top 1%.

Michael Schrage: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Michael Schrage is a Research Fellow at the MIT Center for Digital Business and a Visiting Fellow at Imperial College’s Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He examines the various roles of models, prototypes, and simulations as collaborative media for innovation risk management. He has served as an advisor on innovation issues and investments to major […].

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The Grocery Industry Confronts a New Problem: Only 10% of Americans Love Cooking

Harvard Business

If that’s the kind of shift coming to the food industry, change leaders and corporate strategists will have their hands full. To prevent that, the industry needs to stop putting Band-Aids on a major bleed-out, and instead make a decision to amputate through ruthless portfolio strategy. Frozen food and canning were gigantic industry breakthroughs.) It could also address global hunger: Roughly 1 billion people around the world suffer from food insecurity.

David Evans and Dick Schmalensee on “The New Economics of Multisided Platforms”: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries David Evans and Dick Schmalensee on “The New Economics of Multisided Platforms”: An interview by Bob Morris Global Economics group Handbook of Industrial Organization Harvard Business Review Howard W.

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Why Are We Still Classifying Companies by Industry?

Harvard Business

For more than 60 years, investors, analysts, business leaders, and even governments, have classified companies based on industries. First there were Standard Industry Classification codes, which were introduced in 1937, then the North American Industry Classification System, and now we have Standard and Poor’s Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). Industry walls are disintegrating at a rapid pace. It’s not an industry in itself.