New Global Organizations

So far we have looked at the development and character traits of the global leader, but we believe that this is only one side of the coin. It is essential to remember that there is no leadership without followership. As the old saying goes, for want of a horseshoe nail the kingdom was lost. This holds true in global organizations—all employees, down to the shop floor, must feel part of the global team. How can a global leader acquire the loyalty of the thousands or hundreds of thousands of employees in his organization throughout the world? The dilemma facing any leader is how to assemble a solid organization out of many different individuals—different puzzle pieces, as it were. This problem is even more complex on a ...

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