Category Archives: Leading Globally

Leading a Multicultural Team

Managing a multicultural team can be a rewarding experience, giving leaders the opportunity to work closely with employees from diverse backgrounds and offering the chance for personal and professional growth. However, operating a team with genuinely different people also comes … READ MORE

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Becoming Globally Competitive Leaders: What can China learn from India?

We need more globally competitive Chinese leaders who are able to lead not only in China but also outside China. With many MNCs’ localization strategies, we are now seeing more Chinese leaders leading in China. However we rarely see successful global … READ MORE

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How cultural factors can affect 360° assessment results

This post was co-authored by Sophia Zhao and Kelly Hannum. 360° assessment is widely used by organizations in the field of leadership development. It is also growing fast in China. The advantage of such a data collecting method is that … READ MORE

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Are we global yet?

On my journey to explore culture and its effects on leadership, I hear many stories. Here is one worth sharing: Not too long ago a Korean woman, Ji-young, traveled to Brussels for a one-week leadership development course. She arrived early, … READ MORE

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ASTD Day 1 Observations

Today was the first day of the 2014 ASTD ICE Expo in Washington, DC and we had a great time meeting everyone who stopped by booth 1133! Our digital learning team gave multiple presentations on our exciting new digital learning … READ MORE

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Leadership Competencies Most Important for Leading the Function

From the white paper, “Leading with Impact: How Functional Leaders Face Challenges, Focus Development, and Boost Performance.” CCL works closely with many leaders who are running functions or divisions in large organizations. They carry titles such as vice president or … READ MORE

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How Culture Can Affect Leadership Development

“You should write on culture! Start with a blog…” This is how it started… And it got my brain spinning in thousands of directions as there is so much to say! What is culture? How is it defined? Although there … READ MORE

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Key leadership challenges facing government leaders in Europe

This post was co-written by Vered Asif and Clemson Turregano. A few months ago we had the pleasure of working with senior European leaders in an intergovernmental organization. We spent a full day together discussing individual leadership goals, cross team … READ MORE

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Navigating the Promise and Peril of Assignment Re-entry

One in four. That’s the number of organizations in a recent survey by Cartus that reported difficulties in repatriating international assignees and making good use of their experiences. When asked what aspect of their global mobility program they were most … READ MORE

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Asian organizations’ best intentions may be hindering leadership development

This content was originally posted on the CCL APAC website. Asia continues on a trajectory of explosive growth, and offers businesses exciting opportunities. Asian economies are expected to remain a critical driver for global GDP growth. Yet identifying and grooming … READ MORE

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