Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Expand Your Company's Culture

In the article below, Allen Morrison, professor of global management and the holder of the Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Chair for Responsible Leadership at IMD ( talks about the importance of diversification as key to global expansion.  In addition, he says:
"Our research has shown that when a company does 50 percent of its business internationally, its performance can be optimized when it hires roughly a quarter of its executives from the countries in which it plans to operate.  The average among many leading American companies is a ratio of 17 percent foreign executives in a company that does roughly 40 percent of its business internationally.  In Europe, the average is slightly higher."
Read the entire article here.

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