Four Ways Great Leaders Can Be Great Coaches

Taking certain steps can help great leaders become great coaches.

Coaching employees is essential to making sure they feel valued. Leaders who coach their workforces are not only ensuring their employees have the skills they need to do their jobs, but are also showing that they are willing to invest in them, which has high payoffs. Indeed, employees who receive training and coaching from their […]

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Driving Change Through Diversity

Diverse workforces are valuable for organizations and employees.

Diversity: It’s one of the core requirements of building a strong, effective and truly global workforce. Diverse workforces drive innovation and creation, and create value for companies with expanding customer bases. Think about it: What’s a better way to reach out to potential partners and customers in different countries, sectors and markets than by tapping […]

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Making the Executive Suite More Diverse

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In many of the world’s developed economies, populations are increasingly diverse, and companies in these countries are changing, too. But while many organizations have female, multi-generational and multi-racial workers at the bottom and middle levels, the top positions are normally quite homogenous. However, even though there is still a “glass ceiling” blocking many women, young […]

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Using the Six Levels of Culture Model in Managing Diverse Teams

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Using the Six Levels of Culture Model can help support business leaders’ ongoing awareness of their teams’ diversity and help them enhance communication and efficiency with their team members. The Six Levels of Culture are: National/Societal: This level deals with awareness of cultural dynamics and patterns by nationality. It is particularly relevant for (a) entering […]

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Leading Globally Dispersed Teams

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Work teams are a crucial part of any international organization, as deliverables destined for diverse markets increasingly rely on the collaboration of groups of mixed-skill employees. In some respects, the global economy has redefined traditional team models to incorporate the dynamics of diverse employee groups. Yet in many companies, teams are distributed at sites around […]

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