Building Global Competence
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Building Global Competence

Steps HR and talent management professionals can take to develop global leaders

Tuesday 28 February 2017


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Whether you agree with President Trump that globalization has gone too far, or with Mark Zuckerberg that “Our greatest opportunities are now global,” international business will continue to drive economic growth for the foreseeable future.

Over 50% of executives, surveyed by the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and the Human Capital Institute, expect the international component of their businesses to become more important over the next 12 months and 87% of companies agree that international expansion is needed for long-term growth.

Click on Download this Resource above to read the white paper, ‘Preparing Leaders to Succeed in a Global World’, from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Unfortunately, there is a problemand it’s not just the one emanating from the White House. According to another survey nearly a third of U.S. organizations report that they had not pursued international business opportunities because they lacked competent employees who could operate in a global arena.

To remain competitive in our global business world, HR and talent management professionals must ensure that leaders at all levels of their organizations are globally competent—even those whose positions may never take them out of their home countries.

The UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School white paper defines ‘global competence’ and why it's so important, and offers steps HR and talent management professionals can take to develop global leaders and to nurture a global mindset in their organizations.

Click on download this Resource to read the white paper.

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