There are 9,497 books with ‘global leadership’ in the title on Amazon.com, as of January 12, 2012. Yet multinational organizations continue to struggle with how to develop their global leaders. We see that daily in our work with these organizations at the Najafi Global Mindset Institute at Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Why is global leadership development so difficult to figure out?
There are many reasons, and chief among them is that global leadership is complex. It encapsulates management, leadership, diversity, intercultural competence, and strategy, to name a