- Fast–track route to supporting global company strategies through management development initiatives
- Covers the key areas of linking HR policy to global goals, of designing and delivering management development initiatives across international boundaries, of overcoming cultural differences and creating common aims and aspirations
- Examples and lessons from some of the world′s leading companies, including the Disney Corporation, GlaxoSmithKline, Diageo, Volkswagen, General Electric, L′Oreal, BMW and Standard Chartered Bank, and ideas from some of the world′s smartest thinkers including Michael Porter, Gary Hamel, Michael Eisner, Jack Welch, and Geert Hofstede
- Includes a gloassary of key concepts and a comprehensive resources guide
Definition of Terms.
Evolution: From Feudal Posts to Fast–track Projects.
Evolution: Towards a Global Learning Organization.
The State of the Art.
Key Concepts and Thinkers.
Ten Steps to Making it Work.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
Michel Syrett has written on and international strategy and business practice for a variety of publications including the Financial Times, European, EuroBusiness, Asian Business and the South China Business Post. He has also conducted research on global management development for Cranfield School of Management, the Economist Intelligence Unit and the Poon Kam Kai Institute of Management in Hong Kong.
Jean Lammiman was director of management development at the international food and drinks company Grand Metropolitan (now Diagio) during its expansion into Russia, China and India in the mid–1990s. She currently leads a research programme into international innovation at the Roffey Park Institute.