This book is about people - extraordinary people who have the unique mindset and capability to survive and thrive in the complex and often confounding world of global business. Based on interviews with more than 100 internationalistsA" from all corners of the world, and supplemented with academic research, the book analyzes and identifies those characteristics, shows how their presence benefits organizations, then offers strategies for companies to find, to use, and to keep this important human capital. The author answers these questions while demonstrating what it means to organizational effectiveness to have internationalist skills in leadership and management ranks. * What is a global mindset and how does it affect business success? * Who is an internationalist and how are they different? * Why are they important to growing global companies? * How can they be identified? * What strategies can be employed to find them, manage them wisely, and keep them? * How should corporate leaders think about them and drive that knowledge throughout their organizations?
Included in the book are profiles of individual internationalists from entry level to senior executive, analyzing their characteristics and illustrating what they have in common, as well as descriptions of successful global companies led by those who recognize and utilize their unique talents.
Series: International Business Collection
Number Of Pages: 130
Published: 1st July 2010
Publisher: Business Expert Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 1