Global leadership competency is essential in today’s knowledge economy. The Harvard Business Review reports that the international trade of goods, services, finance, people, and data contributed 10% to the world’s GDP in 2014 – equal to $7.8 trillion. Increasingly, the product being exchanged across borders is data and information. Unlike physical goods, the trade of information requires a level of human interpretation to translate, analyze, and apply the data – making cultural competence and global perspective essential skills for today’s leaders.
Throughout 2015-16 international talent solution provider ProFinda gathered data from almost 4,000 international knowledge workers revealing employees are wasting valuable work hours looking for support in their roles, as they are unable to identify internal expertise from within their own organisations. As already featured in Business Matters, Global Banking and Finance Review, Marketing and Communications News, The Marketing Blog and BDaily - the paper: The Disconnected Organisation shares this research data and aims to arm organisational leadership teams with a better understanding of their people’s needs and equip them to embrace new innovations.
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Career development is typically thought of as an intentional, well-planned, and mapped progression of upward or lateral movement as a result of experience, education, and competency development. But, as we all know, life rarely allows us the luxury of neatly checking off boxes in order to ‘level-up.’ When I think of the business climate today I’m very often reminded of this phrase, a favorite used by a college English professor of mine; ‘the best laid plans of mice and men often go astray.’
Twenty years ago, the top company in Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies To Work For” list was Southwest Airlines. Contrast this to 2016 and Google holds the top spot while Southwest Airlines has disappeared altogether from the list. What defines an Employer of Choice has changed greatly, with significant consequence to companies.
Discover how to embrace the challenges that come with data management, and hear about real world examples of companies embracing data and leveraging the advantages that it brings for talent management.
When is the last time you decided to teach yourself something new? What resources did you turn to for guidance? Years ago, we turned to parents or teachers or sought help from experts in the field. We made phone calls or even wrote letters to individuals we wanted to learn from in order to express our interest and open the lines of communication. In today’s interconnected world, you probably already know where to turn. New language? Duolingo. Programming? Codecademy. Hair and makeup, changing a tire or card tricks to perform at parties? Youtube. Now, our opportunities for learning are unlimited. There are few barriers to accessing information, and we are not constrained by library operating hours or geographic distance.
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