Global Fatalities: When International Executives Derail

Developing global executives is an expensive proposition that can produce a significant return – provided that the corporation uses the knowledge and expertise it gained from earlier experiences effectively. These co-authors interviewed 101 individuals who succeeded in their international postings and concluded that poor management of three factors contribute to the failure of international executives: the individual, the cultural context, and organizational mistakes. Based on … [ Read more ]

Developing Global Executives

In our borderless global economy, companies must ship their executives nearly as far and wide as their products. Whether these far-flung executives soar or land with a thud may make all the difference between a successful international enterprise or a world-class failure-and it is this crucial difference that Developing Global Executives defines.

Based on a wide-ranging study of veteran global executives, leadership development experts Morgan W. … [ Read more ]