CHAPTER 3

WiSER Leadership Competencies

Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, she doesn’t have what it takes. They will say, women don’t have what it takes.

—Clare Boothe Luce

Being an expat feeds my sense of adventure and my sense of always wanting to challenge myself, to see how far I can push myself.

—Wiser Fiona

To reach strong performance in an expatriate role, it is important to understand and master global leadership competencies. Competencies are a combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities, demonstrated through observable and measurable behavior. Global leadership competencies are commonly categorized as leading the organization, leading self and leading others, and ...

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