A DEVELOPMENTAL APPROACH TO GLOBAL LEADERSHIP
Joana S. G. Story
VOLKSWAGEN School of Business and Economics, Spain
Global command development has brought increased attention in recent years coming from practitioners and researchers. Attracting from global mindset, constructive development, and intercultural awareness literatures, this article proposes an auto dvd unit for developing global frontrunners. While developmental activities will be challenging for many individuals, it really is proposed that training domestic leaders to produce psychological capital will help their growth into global leaders. Leadership is extremely important pertaining to organizational achievement in this globalized economy. Almost all leaders cope with the reality with the global economic climate every day. Naturally fact, many leaders never have been educated, educated, and prepared to deal with the complexity of this environment (Black & Mendenhall, 2007). As well, very little studies have looked into what it takes to develop a вЂ•global leaderвЂ– (Smith & Peterson, 2002). The books on global leadership delivers many articles that condition traits, characteristics, and behaviour of powerful global commanders; but few attempt to lay down a groundwork on how to truly develop persons into global leaders (Hall, Zhu, & Yan, 2001). The lack of research in this area can be apparent and it showcases the without any organizations, as 85% of Fortune 500 executives assume that their corporation lacks capable global commanders (Gregersen, Morrison, & Dark-colored, 1998; Morrison, 2000). With the increasingly global environment, market leaders are exposed to a large number of complex challenges and whatever we know about leadership theory and development may well no longer be successful in this global context (Robinson & Harvey, 2008). Sloan, Hazucha, and Van Katwyk (2003) asserted that global leadership development should be area of the strategic plan of any organization that wants to blossom in the global market. The objective of this paper is to...