Global Mindset

Is business taking you across borders? Read our stories from the training room to better understand the global mindset facilitated through Aperian Global.

Adopting an Asian Lens to Talent Development

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Adopting an Asian Lens to Talent Development

This month, Aperian Global presented a new study, “Adopting an Asian Lens to Talent Development,” with our partners at TAFEP and Community Business in Singapore. The study provides detailed case studies of some of the strategies employed by leading firms in Singapore and if you’d like to read it, it’s available online here: [PDF link] […]

Blog: Country-Specific Knowledge: Cultural Dimensions & Beyond

As companies analyze their prospects for current and future growth, they often determine that there are certain locations around the world that are as important or even more important than their traditional markets. If a country such as China, India, Brazil, Turkey, Indonesia, or Mexico is critical to your company’s future, it is vital to […]

Employee Engagement & Culture

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This blog is adapted from an article by Ernest. Gundling, Ph.D., “Motivation, Engagement, and Culture”, first published for the 2010 ASHRM Conference. The interactions between managers and employees from various cultural backgrounds can either contribute to or detract from employee engagement and culture. Effectively leveraging a broad range of cultural factors will help to ensure optimum […]

How to Build a Global Mindset

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How to Build a Global Mindset

The Path to Globalization Companies globalize in different ways and at different rates based upon their business environment and strategic choices. Firms globalizing at a rapid pace due to explosive revenue growth or as the result of mergers and acquisitions may suddenly find themselves with the imperative to develop a global mindset across the organization; […]

Strategic Planning Session: What Next

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Many organizations have gone through huge changes in recent times. They have downsized operations and reallocated, delayed, or curtailed investments in response to unprecedented market fluctuation. Valued employees have been shaken as they have seen friends and colleagues depart and feel that they face an uncertain future. As strategic plans are set for next year […]

Outsourcing & Offshoring: Considerations for a Successful Global Enterprise

The words outsourcing and offshoring provoke many different reactions. Some hear these terms and consider them a natural aspect of globalization, a way to leverage talent given the “flattening” of world business through advanced communication technologies. Others find such trends to be threatening, leading to lost jobs, a reduction in product or process quality, and […]