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.

Global Technology Spending Will Fall By 7.3% In 2020

CEO Insider

is expected in 2020 in global technology spending due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, however, technology costs around the globe are estimated to reach […]. A sharp decline of 7.3%


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Breaking Through | A New Frontier of Technology and Innovation

N2Growth Blog

We are witnessing the creation of an entirely new paradigm, a fierce wave of technological innovation boosting generations of new businesses and business leaders. The pace of technological applications and innovations has increased significantly in recent years.

How Revolutionary Changes are Occurring in Automation Technology

Strategy Driven

For this reason, manufacturers play a significant role in fulfilling needs by investing greatly in manufacturing and development processes in the sectors of control and automation technology. The technology enables support with several common programming languages.

How the Clean Network Changed the Future of Global Technology Competition

Harvard Business

Mobile and wireless technology Global strategy Telecom AudioA U.S. State Department initiative changed the competitive landscape for 5G. Did it create a new era of internet governance or a U.S. vs. China “splinternet”?

Technology and Being Human


Tiffani Bova is a Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce. Sometimes, when I see a group of people sitting physically with each other yet engrossed in their mobile screens, I feel that technology has turned us into gadgets and made us less human. Creativity Leading the Self Sketchnotes Social Media collaboration creativity Leadership technology tiffani bova

Marketing First, Technology Second

Strategy Driven

A major downside of living in a tech-centric society like ours is that many of us now use a technology-first lens to view the world around us. Luis Pedroza is a global brand builder and author of Lean Brands: Catch Customers, Drive Growth, and Stand Out in All Markets.

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. With workers located in different locations, real-time and face-to-face communication is completely dependent on technology. The post Motivating and Rewarding Your Global Workforce appeared first on.

Bitcoin: The Future Global Currency?

Strategy Driven

In the past, investing in bitcoin was a difficult process as the technology was rather new, however, a lot has changed in a short space of time and the market has really opened up to the average consumer. Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency today.

Geopolitics, Technology, and Risk

Harvard Business

Geopolitical expert Ian Bremmer joins Azeem Azhar to discuss how the forces of technology are shaping and threatening global stability. Globalization Managing uncertainty Technology Audio

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.

Eric Schmidt on “Disruptive technologies”

First Friday Book Synopsis

In the first, Eric Schmidt explores the technologies likely to have the greatest disruptive impact on economies, business models, and people. Later this month the McKinsey Global Institute will publish an assessment of the probable economic impact of disruptive […]. McKinsey & Company has just launched a new series of video interview programs with high-tech experts.

How eCommerce reviews drive digital transformation in Global brands

CEO Insider

As the world is becoming increasingly digital with every passing day, it is nothing but imperative for businesses to resort to technology for all their problems. In this continually evolving market, it is essential to stay relevant to your customers and competitive enough for your rivals.

Improving Your Business With Technology

Strategy Driven

So it makes sense that technology is going to be good for business. Let’s take a look at a few ways that you can improve your business with technology. It also means that you can also build a global freelance team. Technology has given us tools that can do everything from automating months of content to collating precisely the information we need to take actionable steps. So when you are trialing new technology take your time and see what is a match.

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. I would look at how to use technology to connect members to knowledge (and knowledgable experts) they need. Management ASQ Influential Voices global open accessASQ’s mission statement talks about increasing the use and impact of quality in response to the diverse needs of the world.

United States: The World’s Leader In The Global Blockchain Market For 2020

CEO Insider

The emerging technology of Blockchain is evolving into an important factor in the transformation of financial services worldwide. Even after the Covid-19 crisis, investment in Blockchain continues, a fact that is reflected in the estimates for the progress of the market in 2020.

Deep Factors Shaping the Global Economy

Leading Blog

It is a provocative guide to global trends. With corruption, lack of a first-rate technology infrastructure, resistance to start-up businesses, and an aging population, average incomes in China will grow at lower rates than in the U.S. To solve our global issues, “countries will have to work together.” “Yet,” Yet,” he fears, “the political institutions that provide the framework for global problem-solving may not be up to the task.”

Kenya Is Becoming a Global Hub of FinTech Innovation

Harvard Business

Other countries can learn from how it’s using technology to expand financial inclusion. Finance & Accounting Innovation Technology Digital Article

Greek family businesses are more optimistic about growth in 2021 and 2022 than their global peers (new survey findings)

CEO Insider

Greek family businesses try to get over the difficulties that the Covid-19 pandemic has created by setting priorities similar to their global peers.

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. Employees are “always on”—hyperconnected to their jobs through pervasive mobile technology. via Developing leaders | Deloitte University Press | Global Human Capital Trends 2015. Leadership is the engine that drives successful organizations.

The Next Era of Globalization Will Be Shaped by Customers, Technology, and Value Chains

Harvard Business

Globalization Digital ArticleCountries that used to be sources of cheap labor have become lucrative markets.

China’s Technology Transformation with Kai-Fu Lee

Harvard Business

China’s entrepreneurs are opening new avenues for innovation in consumer technologies. Emerging markets Government Global strategy Audio

The social economy: Unlocking value and productivity through social technologies

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is the executive summary of a recent report featured online by The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), the business and economics research arm of McKinsey & Company. MGI was established in 1990 to develop a deeper understanding of the evolving global economy. Our goal is to provide leaders in the commercial, public, and social sectors [.].

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.

Global Crowdsourcing Can Help the U.S. Beat the Pandemic

Harvard Business

Innovation Government Health Technology Digital ArticleLess-wealthy countries offer simple, low-tech solutions that are highly effective at containing infectious diseases.

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. For over 30 years, he served as a successful senior executive in roles including President and/or CEO in Fortune 10, Fortune 30, nonprofit, and startup companies, including AT&T Global Services and Lucent Technologies.

How Nonprofit Leaders Can Use Strategy and Technology to Enhance Organization’s Performance

Great Leadership By Dan

Unprecedented competition, higher expectations, accelerating technology, changing preferences and time pressures are all converging to create a challenging landscape. They will eliminate unproductive effort, just as manufacturers eliminated waste in the production process to compete in global markets. The technology imperative. Many associations and non-profits have been slow to adopt technology in a world that is rapidly going digital.

Why Technology Is So Important In Business Practice

Strategy Driven

So with that in mind, here’s some of the mostly wide renowned reasons as to why technology is so important in our business practices. It’s often a lot cheaper to run business through technology! Connectivity on a global scale means we can do international trading, conference calls across oceans, and bring in more and more people from the other side of the world with a whole wealth of talent. You just finished reading Why Technology Is So Important In Business Practice !

Access to Digital Technology Accelerates Global Gender Equality

Harvard Business

In every industry, digital technologies are transforming the status quo. Recent research from Accenture, “ Getting to Equal: How Digital Is Helping Close the Gender Gap at Work ,” found that when men and women have the same level of digital fluency — defined as the extent to which they embrace and use digital technologies to become more knowledgeable, connected, and effective — women are better at using those digital skills to gain more education and to find work.

Globalization: Myth and Reality

Harvard Business

Globalization Business history Technology Competitive strategy AudioRichard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff, professors at Harvard Business School, spell out an overlooked career path: buying a business and running it as CEO. Purchasing a small company lets you become your own boss and reap financial rewards without the risks of founding a start-up. Still, there are things you need to know. Ruback and Yudkoff are the authors of the HBR Guide to Buying a Small Business.

Is China Emerging as the Global Leader in AI?

Harvard Business

International business Technology Competition Digital ArticleIt has rapidly caught up with the U.S. — but there is no guarantee it’ll pull ahead.

International Women’s Day 2013: Defining Success (Accenture Global Research Results)

First Friday Book Synopsis

Accenture conducted its global research study, “Defining Success” for release on International Women’s Day to gain insight into behaviors and attitudes regarding women’s careers. The research: o Seeks to better understand how professionals define success – in their careers and personal lives o Explores career satisfaction, work-life balance and workplace priorities – Examines how technology [.].

Research: How Technology Could Promote Growth in 6 African Countries

Harvard Business

Global strategy Economic development Emerging markets Africa Digital ArticleA framework for understanding economic potential in the region.

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

First Friday Book Synopsis

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

We Have the Technology: Jamie Metzl and Building Better Humans

Harvard Business

Futurist and author Jamie Metzl explains why complete human genetic engineering is inevitable and will happen soon, and why it demands a crucial global conversation before it arrives. Technology Policy Health Regulation Audio

Today's Workforce in the Global Marketplace

Coaching Tip

This generation grew up with social media and technologies-- they now expect their leaders to be inspiring, responsive, available and open. 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.

How Indian Companies Are Using Technology to Reach New Consumers

Harvard Business

86% of global consumers live in developing countries. Emerging markets Innovation Economic development International business Digital Article

The Real Value of Cloud Technology and the Role It Plays in Your Business

Strategy Driven

By now, cloud technology is no longer a “new” thing in the world of business but something that has already been well-established and explored by many companies. While technology-powered businesses are a common sight now, many entrepreneurs have yet to fully grasp the concept of cloud technology and the benefits it provides their companies. So in this article, we’ll be informing you of the real value of cloud technology and the important role it plays in your business.

Tech-Savvy Youth and the Future of C-Suite Leadership

N2Growth Blog

Today I will share my thoughts on our youth and their relationship with technology and its potential impact on the future C-Suite. Global connectivity and greater access to a variety of platforms have shifted how we work.

The Globalization Backlash Is Reverberating Through Boardrooms

Harvard Business

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.

Global Workers Are Ready for Retraining

Harvard Business

In surveying 11,000 people in lower-income and middle-skills jobs and 6,500 managers across 11 countries, Fuller discovered that, contrary to what bosses believe, many employees are excited about new technologies and willing to be trained in new skills. Joseph Fuller, professor at Harvard Business School, says that the story we hear about workers being afraid for the future of their jobs might not be right.

How to Make Telemedicine More Equitable

Harvard Business

Technology and analytics Operations and supply chain management Social and global issues Healthcare sector Digital ArticleWhat one Houston-based health system is doing to ensure the most vulnerable populations don’t get left behind.

When a CFO’s “Head In The Cloud” Is a Good Thing

N2Growth Blog

Having a CFO with a “head in the cloud” might be a good thing if we’re talking about cloud computing, cognitive technologies, and AI that has significantly influenced this role.

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