Developing Global Mindset through HR Strategies

Although it may seem obvious that global firms will need more and more managers with “global brains,” translating this attractive vision into an operational reality is not simple. First of all, does every manager need to be “global?” Who really needs global brains and to what extent? Managers are not “born global”; they acquire global brains through a series of experiences, many of them at a substantial cost to the organization. What is the return on investing in developing people with global brains? Making a rational business case concerning the future need for and use of global managers is one of the critical strategic decisions companies face as they expand globally. But once the case has been ...

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