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Developing Global Leaders: A Guide to Managing Effectively in Unfamiliar Places (Hardback)
  • Developing Global Leaders: A Guide to Managing Effectively in Unfamiliar Places (Hardback)

Developing Global Leaders: A Guide to Managing Effectively in Unfamiliar Places (Hardback)

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Hardback 232 Pages / Published: 15/05/2012
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This book provides inside information about working outside traditional business environments. It presents nine rules that will serve leaders well no matter where they're stationed in the world. As readers will discover, the rules have emerged from the work of the authors with leading companies in foreign countries.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230337510
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 523 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 23 mm


"The ability for global companies to develop leaders that can operate effectively in a global environment is absolutely critical to their success - Developing Global Leaders provides you with real-life examples of how companies can make this happen." - Richard Floersch, executive vice president, chief Human Resources officer, McDonald's

"A must read for anyone working on the global stage. Practical, insightful, and full of lessons learned, this book should be required reading for every business executive that conducts business outside the United States. Developing Global Leaders opened my eyes to things that I will do differently starting today and I've been working abroad for over 20 years!" - Bob Knowling, chairman, Eagles Landing Partners

"Developing Global Leaders should be required reading for anyone involved in or contemplating a career in international business - particularly in the developing economies. In nine concept based chapters, the authors present a rich assortment of real examples, practical guidelines, and succinct advice based on their extensive international experience. In this practical perspective, the authors share not only what worked but also what didn't. This book will give you experienced executives' views on how to manage in developing economies with an excellent heads-up on the cultural pitfalls to avoid." - James G. Clawson, Johnson & Higgins Professor of Business, The Darden School of Business, University of Virginia

"I highly recommend anyone moving to a developing nation to pursue new management opportunities to read this book! Bob and Rob have done a great job of giving personalized examples of real life situations that are very instructive in how to work in cultures we're unfamiliar with. The world is made up of many diverse cultures, some of which are very difficult to understand. Their pragmatic advice lays out a great roadmap, building an understanding of the new culture that you'll be working in." - J. Patrick Gallagher, chairman, president, and CEO, Arthur J. Gallagher and Co.

"Developing Global Leaders by Bob Johnson and Rob Oberwise is a timely and realistic accumulation of fantastic lessons and ideas about how to get things done in the global marketplace. The book is honest, witty, and filled with facts that will help anyone attempting to advance their products and services on a global basis." - Michael M. Crow, president, Arizona State University

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