Delivering Results in a Changing Global Economy
“This practical guidebook helps us understand the dynamics of international organizations . . . self-assessments will help you determine the best strategies for you.”
~ Anne Litwin, PhD
International Organizational Researcher, Consultant, and Author
Influence Across Boundaries:
How to Succeed In A Global Business Environment
A pragmatic tools leaders can use to deliver results and mobilize commitment across multiple boundaries — geography, regions, lines of business, functions,cultures, languages. It identifies best practices based on current research and illustrates them with real-life stories and lessons learned on the job by global managers.
In over two decades working with leaders of Fortune 500 and international companies as well as a variety of business start-ups nonprofit organizations, Helen Baxter-Southworth has seen how leaders struggle to succeed in among the complexities of global business and the inherent diversity of cultures.
To successfully influence results, international managers require a unique set of resources. They need the ability to strategically position their initiative, successfully interact with people of different cultures, collaborate and manage conflict, and leverage their personal connections.
The book offers pragmatic tools leaders can use to deliver results and mobilize commitment across multiple boundaries. It identifies best practices based on current research and illustrates them with real-life stories. Leaders will understand the dynamics of a complex international organization and find the shared vocabulary they need to talk about these complexities with their teams.