Global Skills and Competency Training for Developing Global Talent: Implications for International Human Resource Management
Organizational development initiatives that focus on developing long-term capabilities within the firm are crucial to build core competencies and competitive advantage. This paper examines training and development factors of global competencies in global business and leadership development. The study determines the demographic and organizational factors that increase global mindset capabilities based on empirical research using quantitative measures of global mindset in business. Participants included 158 senior business executives from five continents in 14 industries responding to an online survey. Global mindset of the leader is found to significantly improve leadership behavior in global business. Recommendations are made for training and global skill development through a variety of training methods to foster cross-cultural awareness, sensitivity, global mindset capabilities, and improve leadership behavior in global business. Implications are made for international human resource practice.
"Global Skills and Competency Training for Developing Global Talent: Implications for International Human Resource Management,"
Journal of the North American Management Society: Vol. 7:
1, Article 2.
Available at: https://thekeep.eiu.edu/jnams/vol7/iss1/2