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Being Global: How to Think, Act, and Lead in a Transformed by Ángel Cabrera

By Ángel Cabrera

What does it take to guide an international business?

What makes being an international enterprise chief this day any such complicated activity? It’s greater than learning your wisdom of assorted geographies and cultures, although that's crucial. yet to be triumphant, you want to additionally grasp the complicated frame of mind and capabilities had to lead in today’s absolutely globalized global. now not a simple assignment.

Enter Ángel Cabrera and Gregory Unruh. In Being Global, they pull from their broad event in addition to examine they performed on the Thunderbird university of worldwide administration, which has been stated by means of the Financial Times, U.S. information and international Report, and The Economist for its authority on international company. In Being Global, Cabrera and Unruh outline a brand new context for worldwide management, vividly illustrating either the demanding situations and the possibilities dealing with today’s executives. how are you going to be powerful? What new abilities do you have to study so that it will prevail? What do foreign groups do to stick hooked up whereas nonetheless generating effects on a nearby scale?

Being Global is written for leaders in any respect degrees in their careers—whether in tremendous enterprise or small, inner most quarter or government—who aspire to imagine and act globally and who desire a few aid getting there. Being a world citizen is simply the place to begin. Cabrera and Unruh give you the instruments and assistance that will help you strengthen even deeper management talents, to learn either you and your organization.

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Are there visible impacts on the natural or social environment? How has globalization affected employment patterns and the local business landscape? Is your region dealing with new problems or taking advantage of new opportunities that emanate from the globalization of the world economy? Action: Reflect on how globalization's effects on your city, your region, or your upbringing have influenced your path, directly and indirectly. Reflect on your own upbringing. How has your education, career progression, and family composition equipped you to deal with cultural diversity?

He used the phone to schedule appointments with his clients and rode to their homes. He was able to increase his fees for the convenience of in-home service. Customers also saved time. The barber was able to serve a larger area with a greater customer loyalty. 4 Today, there are more mobile handsets in the developing world than in developed economies. Demand for mobile phones has crossed geographic and socioeconomic boundaries, rendering Quadir's initial distribution strategy—the village phone lady—quaint.

Just as Western political figures believe that a personal background in business equips them to negotiate multilateral trade deals, so do most businesses believe that they only need to tap a rising star from the home office to capitalize on an overseas opportunity. Give managers some language training and a course in local etiquette and call them prepared. These old global practices are not just insufficient for today's world, they are actively causing harm. Increasingly, they are leading businesses down the wrong path.

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