Coming out of the downturn, organizations are turning more attention to growth and global expansion. Companies are developing and deploying talent around the world at an accelerated rate. But with the opportunity, comes challenges in managing a workforce in an ever more dynamic global marketplace.
How will executives ensure their organization have the creativity, flexibility and speed to capitalize on growth opportunities? How can they nurture the capabilities of the new generation of global leaders? And how can companies capitalize on the collective intelligence of an organization where the barriers of time and distance are disappearing?
HBR recently talked with the IBM executives, Randy McDonald and Denis Brousseau, who oversaw a new survey of 700 Human Resource Leaders in 61 different countries about the challenges and the best practices in this new landscape.