In the age of increased global mobility, falling trade barriers, and explosive growth in international business, global expansion is on the agenda of most large enterprises. The question on every global company’s mind is (or should be) how can they best organize themselves for international operations. How do you build a “Chaordic” organization that is adaptive to changing conditions, controlling at the center while empowering at the periphery, leveraging worldwide learning capabilities, and that transcends geographic and divisional borders? This paper presents a model for building a world-class Transnational organization, exploring in detail thee critical components: strategic visioning, organizational development, and people orientation – or “Global mindset”.
Editor’s Note: an excellent read with several useful learning points – highly recommended…
Author: Karen V. Beaman
Source: ADP Global Services
Subjects: International, Organizational Behavior