The Competencies of the Global Leader

Because the concept of global leadership is fairly new, researchers and global organizations alike are asking similar questions: What exactly is a global organization? Is there such a thing as a truly global leader? How should companies in this day and age choose people to be their future leaders? Are there specific qualities or qualifications that indicate high potential for global leadership? How can companies ensure that those chosen will be culturally adaptable and operate competently across borders? What does the term “global mindset” really mean? Are leaders of global organizations born or made?

It has become increasingly clear that leaders cannot be studied meaningfully in isolation from their surroundings. ...

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