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    How to Manage a Global Office

    How to Manage a Global Office
    Undercover Boss has become a new hit show, largely because it demonstrates the value of a basic management principle, first proposed by Peters and Waterman known as “managing by walking around”. But today’s global business world taxes a manager’s ability to apply this principle. Most of us don’t have corporate jets to fly us all over our company but it is ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Global Human Resources

    Global Human Resources
    With business and the economy becoming globally focused, many companies are sending their employees overseas. This global workforce has created new career opportunities for job seekers interested in the human resources field. What does a global human resources professional do? A little bit of everything. Individuals being sent abroad by their companies have many questions and need a variety of services ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Global Leadership Training Programs

    Global Leadership Training Programs
    Whether you manage a workgroup, oversee a division or run a billion-dollar corporation, to lead in our global economy means to adapt continuously. That means successful executives with an international portfolio must view their own education as a career-long endeavor. Employers have responded to this need with a growing array of global leadership training programs. Whether they’re intensive three-day workshops, a ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Why Are Asian American Executives Scarce?

    Why Are Asian American Executives Scarce?
    Linda Akutagawa, immersed in a training session for IBM's Asian American Network, laughs when asked her opinion about the small number of Asian Americans in high-level jobs. For Akutagawa, director of external relations for Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, such seminars are all in a day's work, but she says they're hardly typical at other companies. She points out that IBM ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Master the Challenges of Global Collaboration

    Picture yourself starring in a foreign movie that lacks both a script and a director. You hear everyone’s words but feel you need subtitles to truly understand what’s going on. Sound confusing? That sense of dislocation is what global work experts say you can expect during the first six months of adapting to the rigors and challenges of a global work ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Globalization's Impact on the Labor Market

    Globalization's Impact on the Labor Market
    by Rusty Weston | Monster Contributing Writer If globalization were put to a popular vote in the United States, it would lose, according to Jeffrey Immelt, CEO of General Electric, one of the world’s largest multinational employers. Opponents of globalization contend that an economic race to the bottom is under way as workers in First World economies will be forced to ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Global Workforce Engagement Vs. Productivity: A Paradox?

    In Mid-April I travelled to Bangalore, India to deliver a two-day workshop on Advanced Talent Management. The workshop is aimed at sophisticated and senior talent management and HR professionals (most of whom will have read books like “The World is Flat” by Thomas Friedman and other authors like Jim Collins, Marcus Buckingham, Jeffrey Pfeffer, etc.). I facilitate this workshop throughout Asia, ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Getting the Most Out of International Assignments

    Yes, we're still on a global economic roller coaster (who said the world is flat?), with good and bad news from the U.S., Europe and Asia causing markets to shoot up and down weekly or even daily. But, at the end of the ride, it still looks like we'll all be doing much more rather than less global business. Case in ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This

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