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All too often, business leaders find themselves between a rock and a hard place. Globalization has, once again, placed them in this familiar predicament.
On one side, they are pressured by tight deadlines, reduced budgets, and greater demands from their customers. On the other, they are also being urged to integrate cultural awareness and other cross-cultural considerations into their managerial decisions — decisions that are supposed to affect operations on the other side of the globe.[…] Continue Reading »
SmartBrief is partnering with Big Think to create a weekly video spotlight in SmartBrief on Leadership called “VIP Corner: Video Insights Powered by Big Think.” This week, we’re featuring Anil Gupta, a global strategist.
India and China have almost unfathomably large labor markets, but unemployment is not in itself a major issue. Rather, it’s a lack of of “experienced managerial talent, and in certain specialties, certain professions like accounting in China, IT professionals in India, because essentially this kind of talent cannot be scaled up very readily,” says Anil Gupta, a business-school chair of global strategy and entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland.[…] Continue Reading »
As leaders become more prominent in their organizations, they tend to have much to do and a few key people to do it with. To zero in on their vision, they might create their dream team and continue to explore new ways of changing the world they are a part of. Whether formal or informal leadership is at play, success in getting others to follow creates a new set of challenges for all involved.[…] Continue Reading »