DNA of a Global Leader
With increased access to global sales, capital, goods, and services
comes a slew of strategic and operational challenges, such as new
competitors, exposure to risk, and unfamiliar regulations. The only
hope an organization has to tackle these challenges and capitalize
on the immense opportunities is its talents ability to lead on a
Outsmarting competition, protecting assets, and contending with
regulations is far less of a challenge when you have the right
people in place. Senior leaders who can operate globally are the
essential piece of a global talent strategy, but many companies
dont yet understand how to identify and develop this new generation
Global leaderspeople skilled or naturally inclined with the traits
listed abovetypically dont come knocking on your door.
Consequently, organizations must work hard to identify, select, and
develop leaders for the international stage. An organization can
start by designing a comprehensive strategic talent plan.
For organizations with the will to succeed, developing global
leaders offers many rewards. It requires the right resources,
talent, and HR tools. But when organizations do it right, excellent
global leaders will help companies leverage new markets, attract
new customers, find new sources of capital, and grow beyond even
their wildest expectations.