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The follow-up to Marshall Goldsmith's 500,000-copy bestseller The Leader of the Future, Global Leadership: The Next Generation systematically identifies what tomorrow's leaders will need to know, do and believe in order to successfully lead the global enterprise of the future.
Drawing on the results of an extraordinary 2-year Accenture study of emerging business leaders, this book shows why the skills of today's global leaders won't be enough--and why tomorrow's leaders won't resemble today's. Goldsmith and his co-authors first identify five new "factors of leadership" and their implications: global thinking, appreciation of diversity, technological savvy, a willingness to partner and an openness to sharing leadership. They explain what it will mean to lead in an era where intellectual capital is the dominant source of value; how to lead people whose backgrounds and values may be radically dissimilar from yours; and why achieving personal self-mastery is now a fundamental prerequisite for leading others.
From the evolution of "federated," semi-autonomous organizational structures to the personal leadership challenges now arising from globalism, this book offers unprecedented insights into the new challenges of leadership--and what it will take to meet them.
Foreword by Warren Bennis.
Preface by John O'Neil.
About the Authors.
1. Emerging Trends for Global Leaders.
Five Emerging Characteristics of Global Leaders. Summary.
The Impact of Globalization. A World of Approaches. Gaining Experience. Think Globally, Act Locally. A Global Village. Conclusion. Resource Section: Thinking Globaly. Endnotes.
The Value of Diversity. Diversity Training and Development. Embracing Ideas and Perspectives. Motivating People. Teaching the Value of Diversity. Conclusion. Resource Section: Appreciating Diversity. Endnotes.
Succeeding in Tomorrow's World. Recruiting Experts. Increasing Productivity. Conclusion. Resource Section: Developing Technological Savvy. Endnotes.
Creating Trust. Keeping It Positive. Forging Partnerships and Alliances across the Company. Building Teams. Creating Networks Outside the Organization. Conclusion. Resource Section: Building Partnerships. Endnotes.
Partnerships and Mergers. Maximizing Talent. The Value of Collaboration. Fostering a Team Environment. Conclusion. Resource Section: Sharing Leadership. Endnotes.
Creating a Vision. Getting Input from Others. Creating Momentum and Inspiring Others. Supporting the Vision with Strategy. Defining Roles and Priorities. Conclusion. Resource Section: Creating a Shared Vision. Endnotes.
A Strategy for Developing and Retaining High-Impact Performers. Conclusion. Resource Section: Developing People. Endnotes.
Builds People's Confidence. Taking Risks; Giving Freedom. Hoarding Power Versus Encouraging Achievement. Conclusion. Resource Section: Empowering People. Endnotes.
Self-Awareness: The Mark of a Great Leader. Changing the Leadership Tradition. The Power of Congruency. Conclusion. Resource Section: Achieving Personal Mastery. Endnotes.
Learning to Ask. Listening with an Open Mind. Accepting Constructive Feedback. Putting Yourself in Someone Else's Shoes. Welcoming New Ideas. Conclusion. Resource Section: Encouraging Constructive Dialogue. Endnotes.
Personal Values. Organizational Values. Avoids Political or Self-Serving Behavior. Stand Up, Speak Up. Lives the Values. Conclusion. Resource Section: Demonstrating Integrity. Endnotes.
Change Is an Opportunity. Leadership Versus Management: Challenging the Status Quo. Flexibility. Encouraging Creativity. Translating Ideas into Results. Conclusion. Resource Section: Leading Change. Endnotes.
Investigating Future Trends. Anticipating Future Opportunities. Looking to the Future. Develops Ideas to Meet the Needs of the New Environment. Conclusion. Resource Section: Anticipating Opportunities. Endnotes.
Raising the Bar. Changing With the Customer. Customer Input. Keeping Commitments. Understanding the Competition. Conclusion. Resource Section: Ensuring Customer Satifaction. Endnotes.
Performance: Faster, Better. Intellectual Capital. Eliminate Waste and Unnecessary Cost. Provide Great Products and Services. Achieving Long-Term Shareholder Value. Conclusion. Resource Section: Maintaining a Competitive Advantage. Endnotes.
Using This Book to Help Develop Your Team. Global Leadership: The Next Generation.
Phases of Knowledge Development. Research Plan and Methods. Quantitative Survey Questionnaire. Profile of the Global Leader of the Future.
Personal Leadership Skills. Team Leadership Skills. Strategic Leadership Skills.
Instructions for Completing the Inventory. Global Leader of the Future Inventory: 360-Degree Feedback Assessment.
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