Monday, July 16, 2012

Embrace Rootedness and Then Branch Beyond

Professor Pankaj Ghemawat concentrates on strategic management at ESE Business School in Barcelona.  He says the skills leaders need has been confused by misconceptions about globalization, and the fact that too many of the experts pronouncing on the topics are simply adapting their traditional leadership ideas to global leadership.
This persistent rootedness of companies and their employees should be embraced rather than fought. Nurture your own roots and branch beyond them to connect with counterparts elsewhere who are also deeply rooted in their culture.
This is worthy of exploring further.  Go here to read the entire article.

Related posts. And one other refresher on "leadership" here.

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