Global Leadership: Research, Practice and Development

Global Leadership: Research, Practice and Development Global leadership is an emerging field that seeks to understand and explain the impact of globalization processes on leadership This is the first book to review the theoretical, empirical and conceptual literature on this important subject, and to analyze what this body of knowledge means for managers who lead in a global business contextAccessible to both student and practitioner alike, it explains how changes in the global context have created a demand for a distinctive set of qualities for effective leaders This volume defines the skill set that global organizations are now looking for, highlighting the need to establish communities across diverse groups of stakeholders and initiate change as key aspects of global leadership It also presents a critical analysis of the training and development of global leaders of the futureGlobal Leadership provides an important overview of a key emerging area within business and management It is essential reading for students of leadership, organizational theory, strategic management, human resource management, and for anyone working and managing in the global arena

About the Author: Mark E. Mendenhall

Mark E Mendenhall, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized scholar in the field of international human resource management His areas of expertise are in the areas of global leadership development and assessment, and the cross cultural adjustment of expatriates He currently holds the Frierson Chair of Excellence in Business Leadership at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga In 1998 he also held the Ludwig Erhard Stiftungsprofessur Chair at the University of Bayreuth He is past president of the International Management Division of the Academy of Management His most recent books are Global Leadership Research, Practice, and Development Routledge, 2008 , Managing Human Resources in Mergers and AcquisitionsStanford University Press, 2005 International Assignments An Integration of Strategy, Research, and Practice Lawrence Erlbaum Press, 2004 and Developing Global Business Leaders Policies, Processes, and Innovations Quorum Books, 2001 His book, Developing People Through International Assignments Addison Wesley, 1999 , is widely read by HR executives involved with expatriate management programs.Mark has consulted with and conducted numerous training programs for many firms, including IBM Asia Pacific, IBM Japan, National Aeronautic and Space Administration NASA , Boeing, Monsanto, and J.C Bamford Excavators JCB He has published numerous scholarly articles some of which appear in Sloan Management Review, Academy of Management Review,Journal of International Business Studies, Organizational Dynamics, Human Resource Management, Management International Review, and International Journal of Intercultural Relations.

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