The second edition of this bestselling textbook has been fully updated with a synopsis of the latest changes in the fields of intercultural communication and leadership development. This includes new benchmark interviews from some of the world's foremost companies; a wealth of proven guidelines, tools, and models, including Wibbeke's own Geoleadership Model and two new chapters focusing on the influence of gender and technology on culture and leadership.
This new edition also emphasizes practical examples of individuals and organizations that have utilized the core concept of "geoleadership"-including updated research from those at the forefront of various industries, including finance, healthcare, and manufacturing.
With contributions and endorsements from some of the most important thought leaders in leadership development and intercultural communication, this edition offers a resource for designing, delivering, and evaluating successful leadership theories and practices to both students and practitioners.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 590 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition
'In Global Business Leadership 2eauthors Wibbeke and McArthur stretch us beyond our borders and into a reality where mastery of business, culture, and leadership is no longer a "nice-to-have," it is a "must-have"!'
Warren Bennis, Professor, University of Southern California and author of over 30 books on leadership and change. His most recent book is Still Surprised: A Memoir of a Life in Leadership.
'The first edition set a new standard in understanding global business leadership. The second edition creates a whole new genre with its benchmark interviews with global thought leaders.and is a must read.'
Robert Moran, Professor of Global Management, Emeritus, Thunderbird School of Global Management, USA
'The leaders of the future cannot just work in their countries alone; they must work throughout the world. Dr. Wibbeke and Sarah McArthur show us how!'
Marshall Goldsmith, million-selling author What Got You Here and Mojo
'A new door has opened for leaders at every level, in every culture, in every sector, in every country. Sarah McArthur and E.S. Wibbeke have opened the door to a powerful new concept of culture and leadership. The authors have delivered a new definition, a new appreciation of the global leadership challenges that lie ahead, with even greater opportunities. Global Business Leadership delivers a powerful new concept of a global workforce and cultural road map.'
Frances Hesselbein, President & CEO, The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute
'It is clear that organizations are becoming more global which will require the leaders of such organizations to be more global. This is a good review of all the considerations that such leaders will have to take into account if they are to be successful.'
Edgar H.Schein, Professor Emeritus, MIT Sloan School of Management, USA