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GLD 2: Defining Leadership Across Cultures

Your Training Edge

We’ve discussed distance in relation to a global leadership development program, but let’s take the discussion a little deeper. When training for leadership across cultures, it’s necessary to be mindful of the fact that the concept and definitions of leadership may be different across cultures. In the sense of training and development, a culture is the attitudes, experience, and work styles of any like group of people.

GLD 6: Obtaining Buy-In in a Global Environment

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All of your best plans for the creation of a global leadership development program may be meaningless if you do not obtain the buy in of key individuals or groups. Any organizational development program needs this buy in and approval, but a truly global program is probably going to require more work on your part; after all, your key individuals and groups are probably just as diverse as your program itself.

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8 Transition Tips For New Managers

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Research has shown that getting a promotion is the second most stressful life event, with divorce being the first. One way for you to get everybody to work as a cohesive unit is to establish SMART goals. Situational leadership is an essential skill for any manager.

Leaders, Failure Is Upon You

CLO Magazine

The outlook may not be quite so doom and gloom, but research shows us that only a small percentage of people have the inherent skillset needed to be a leader. Despite this, we often watch people move into leadership functions due to tenure, domain expertise or simply, there’s a vacancy — without any leadership qualities. Leadership doesn’t just come naturally. Creating a band of homogenous leaders across functions isn’t the answer to closing leadership skills gaps.

The Pros and Cons of Having your Employees Continue to Work from Home

KnowledgeCity

Introduction Remote Work is Trending Pros of Working from Home Cons of Working from Home How to Overcome the Cons of Working from Home Tips for Success Next Steps. But work doesn’t have to feel messy. Many of us have started to adapt to a new work style.

Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

To remain competitive in a global economy, organizations must determine the best way to position their business and people for success; that requires strong global leadership. Whether the organization is large or small, all companies are affected by global events and need leaders savvy in both business and cultural affairs. The Problem with Global Leadership. Goujon said there’s no getting around the impact of world events and conditions on business.

Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

Leaders are critical to create and sustain an innovation culture, but new research suggests they also might be the weakest link. This is of particular concern as some things leaders must do fall beyond, and may conflict with, their normal work styles. For this research, DDI, in partnership with LUMA Institute, surveyed 513 leaders and 514 non-leaders in the U.S. Researchers asked leaders to agree or disagree that they demonstrate each of the 20 leadership behaviors.

How to Retrain for a Second Career

CLO Magazine

When factored into learning design, understanding employees’ personalities and what motivates them at work can make it easier to retrain an individual. In today’s dynamic business landscape, many have defined their career and success by their job title and skills, only to wake up one morning obsolete. For example, someone with a preference for extroversion may be energized by the open environment-styled office that has come into vogue.