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Dedication Foreword Prologue: The Globe is Shaking Why ?Go Global? Now? The Journey Ahead PART I: PREPARING FOR AN ADVENTURE Chapter 1: Today?s Interconnected Globe Back to the Future Bringing Down the Walls The Five Factors That Shake the Multi-Polar World Key Points To Consider Chapter 2: Financial Realities The Realities of Supply and Demand The Realities of Increased Volatility and Inflation The New Realities of Financial Reporting The New Realities of the Global Enterprise Key Points to Consider Chapter 3: The Four Types of Leaders Courageous Leadership in Action The Courage Quotient CONVENTIONAL COMPLIANT CHALLENGER COURAGEOUS The Building Blocks of Courage Key Points to Consider PART II: CONNECTING THE WORLD IN SIX STOPS Chapter 4: Cultural Norms My Awakening The Opportunity is Now New Sources of Opportunity New Sources of Capital New Sources of Talent Guides to the Multi-Polar World Adopting and Adapting to Local Customs and Beliefs Adopting and Adapting to the Role of Family Adopting and Adapting to Time Horizon Snapshot of the Future Key Points to Consider Chapter 5: Winning the War for Talent Today?s Workforce The Global Generation Connecting and Engaging Communicating Through Technology Web 2.0 Changes Everything Embracing the Network Intimate, Yet Isolated Inspiring a Cause Key Points to Consider Chapter 6: Women Working Untapped Resources Educating Women to Fuel Economic Growth Choices for Women Around the World Prying Open the Doors to Opportunity Building Global Capabilities What is Measured, Happens The Impact of Women Board Members and Executives Nurturing Future Global Leaders Key Points to Consider Chapter 7: Shareholder Interests Fuss about Globalization Overcoming New Tensions The Role of State Capitalism Emerging Market Multinationals Go Global The Rise of Sovereign Wealth Funds Institutional Funds Venturing Ahead Key Points to Consider Chapter 8: Entrepreneurs From A to Z Disaggregation Leads to Innovation Identifying New Opportunities Accessing Human Capital Breeding Entrepreneurs Bulldozing Barriers The Urgent Need to Act Key Points to Consider Chapter 9: Values and Global Context Framework for Cultural Values Individual vs. Collective Dimension Equality vs. Hierarchy Dimension Tough vs. Tender Dimension Dynamic vs. Stable Dimension Time: Past, Present or Future Dimension Societal Values and Employer Brands The Context of Values for Courageous Leadership Remaining True to Yourself Key Points to Consider Epilogue: Continuing Your Journey to New Horizons Acknowledgements End Notes Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
International business enterprises.
International economic relations.