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. To do this effectively, I sought to understand two things: Elucidate the emerging leadership traits and competencies that are most relevant today.

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. It details the global input on the most prevalent concerns and opportunities related to global ethics.

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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.

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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. Leadership should shift from hierarchy to hustle. The CEO needs to take up the leadership challenge to help others respond to that.

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. Ethical Leader 7 Lenses ethical leadership ethics leading ethically leading ethically in organizations what is ethical leadership Because we are part of a connected society, we cannot think about ethics on a small scale.

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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. We understand that business leadership includes responsibility for much more than just making a profit and obeying the law. Ethical leaders have begun to realize how connected our global community is.

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

Tanveer Naseer

Do we need more globalization on this globe? Guest Posts communication leadership Management mindset perspectiveThe following is a guest piece from McGill Professor (and fellow Montrealer) Henry Mintzberg. How about more worldliness in this world?

Developing Globally Responsible Leaders

Leading in Context

Laws serve as minimum standards for society, but responsible leadership requires that we go well beyond those minimum standards. 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.

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.

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. Complexity Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking 7 lenses book ethical leadership ethical leadership development ethical performance system leading with values By Linda Fisher Thornton Character is important, but leading ethically in the fullest sense requires much more than just demonstrate good character.

How global is your immediate team?

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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. Career Communications Leadership Poll

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

Collaborative Leadership in a Global Society

Leading in Context

What is Collaborative Leadership? What does collaborative leadership look like in a global society? Complexity Ethical Leader ethical leadership ethics training leadership and management leadership development management and leadership what are leadership skillsAt 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.

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. Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking Trends business ethics ethical leadership ethical leadership development ethical leadership in a complex world ethical thinking ethics and leadership leading ethicallyIt can transform us and the way we do business.

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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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 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.". Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking Trends ethical leader ethical leadership ethics leadership and management leadership development responsible educationBy Linda Fisher Thornton We are not preparing students for success in the world where they will have to live and work.

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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.

Scaling Leadership

Leading Blog

T HE INEVITABLE CONSEQUENCE of leading in an increasingly complex world is that we will have developmental gaps in our leadership. The solution is to scale our leadership. Leadership must learn to scale itself, but not any kind of leadership will do.

Redefining Ethical Leadership in a Global Society

Leading in Context

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

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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.

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

Chart Your Course

Leadership is the engine that drives successful organizations. 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.

June 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Marcia Reynolds of Covisioning Transformational Leadership provided How to Revive a Brain Attacked by Stress. Bill Treasurer of Giant Leap Consulting provided Creative Leadership Inspires Inventive Results. Leadership.

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.

First Look: Leadership Books for June 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in June 2020. Leadership isn't easy. They argue that this popular leadership advice glosses over the most important thing you do as a leader: build others up. Leadership isn't about you.

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Global survey reveals staggering results on job satisfaction

Chart Your Course

According to staffing agency Kelly Services’ annual survey covering 120,000 respondents globally, a staggering 48 percent of employees are unhappy in their current jobs, up from 47 percent the previous year. via Global survey reveals staggering results on job satisfaction.

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Understanding the Link Between Leadership and Innovation

Lead Change Blog

At present, it’s hard to tackle any issue pertaining to leadership or management without addressing Covid-19, which is impacting on marketplaces and workplaces across the globe. With this in mind, the Coronavirus outbreak arguably represents an opportunity for growth and innovation, and good leadership will be central to ushering this in. But what’s the relationship between leadership and innovation and why exactly should you care?

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 [.].

Different Thinking. Different Leadership

Lead Change Blog

No-one doubts that we are faced with increasing complexity and challenges coming at us globally, impacting us professionally, and touching us personally. The problem is that as employees observe how the leadership team acts in these critical situations, they withdraw trust. Relationships break down and accountability, ownership, personal leadership, proactive behavior and contribution all suffer– while politics, slow decision making, and self-preservation rise.

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 [.].

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.

Dealing With Complexity in Leadership

Leading in Context

Dealing with work complexity has become a major leadership development issue. Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking complexity ethical leadership ethical responsibility ethical thinking global ethics global mindset systems thinkingAnd it has ethical implications. As our work becomes more complex, so do our ethical dilemmas.

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What is Unethical Leadership?

Leading in Context

Exploring "Unethical Leadership" How do we define unethical leadership? While there are hundreds of stories that illustrate examples of unethical leadership in the news, those stories taken together still do not clearly define the boundaries of what unethical leadership includes. Ethical Leader Ethical Organization ethical leadership context ethical leadership in a global society what are leadership skills what is ethical leadership what is leadership

HR & Teams in Global Organizations

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Teams are complicated in domestic environments, and are even more complicated in global organizations when multiple languages and cultures are involved, spread across large distances. HR is a necessary aspect of any large organization, especially global ones. A “silo” methodology of HR will hinder global growth for organizations. This methodology should include a strategic focus on increasing global leadership competencies through travel, teams, training and transfers.

The 2011 Global Top 25 Companies for Leaders

Great Leadership By Dan

Last month Aon Hewitt, The RBL Group and Fortune announced their Global Top Companies for Leaders list. I like to look below the hood of these rankings, to see if there's anything new to learn when it comes to leadership development. The companies that excel in leadership development do it better than the rest because they believe in it and take it seriously. the RBL Group global top companies for leaders Fortune Aon Hewitt best companies for leaders

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. This authentic ethical leadership takes us beyond laws and regulations, beyond respect for others and beyond traditional definitions of a business "win." It generates a positive leadership legacy and a better shared future.

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5 Insights Into Leadership Development Future (Part 4)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton This post is Part 4 in the series "5 Insights Into Leadership Development Future.". The previous posts in the series in case you missed them: Part 1 on Global Trends Part 2 on Wholeness. Complexity Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking Trends define ethical leadership ethical leadership in a global society positive ethical values

Leveraging Leadership R&D

Lead Change Blog

However, with only 13% of the global workforce highly engaged at work ( Gallup 2016 ), we are obviously not doing a great job at this. Combine this with the fact that Deloitte 2019 Human Capital Survey cites that 80% of companies don’t think they have the right leadership capability in place to address this, then we obviously have a leadership crisis on our hands. The post Leveraging Leadership R&D appeared first on Lead Change.

5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton This post is the first in a Series exploring 5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership as we approach IoT Day on April 14th.

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Has lockdown improved your leadership thinking?

Lead Change Blog

My plea here, however, is not just about seizing an opportune moment presented by a global pandemic. It is about developing a sound leadership and management practice that will serve you well for a lifetime. Three simple practices to grow your leadership thinking. The post Has lockdown improved your leadership thinking? Leadership self-discipline reflecting coach mentor reflect Thinking

Weekly Round-Up: The Toxic Culture of Wells Fargo, Leadership Unfairness, Expressing Gratitude, Celebrate Small Wins, & Effective Global Leaders

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Welcome to my weekly round-up of 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. Weekly Round-Up

Bringing Global Worth to Your Network

Mills Scofield

BIF9 Culture Innovation Leadership Networking Strategy Switch and Shift Honored to be on Switch & Shift on Shawn Murphy ''s birthday!!! Could he want anything else? Seriously, what a nice privilege - and a terrific site! Thank you!!