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Global Leadership Effectiveness: A European Perspective

Global Leadership Effectiveness: A European Perspective

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Title: Global Leadership Effectiveness: A European Perspective
Author: Cernea, Minerva
Abstract: International companies often employ managers in cross-cultural contexts. A cross-cultural study was done to better understand how to increase the global leadership effectiveness of European international managers, when considering personality traits, dynamic cross-cultural competencies, and cross-cultural experiences. The study found that European managers considered for international assignments should be carefully selected based on personality traits (attention should be paid to extraversion, openness to experience, agreeableness and neuroticism) and trained to develop their dynamic cross-cultural competencies, in particular tolerance of ambiguity and cultural flexibility.
Sponsor: Knowledge Mobilization at York - York University’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit provides services for faculty, graduate students, community and government seeking to maximize the impact of academic research and expertise on public policy, social programming, and professional practice. This summary has been supported by the Office of the Vice-President Research and Innovation at York and project funding from SSHRC and CIHR. kmbunit@yorku.ca www.researchimpact.ca
Subject: Leadership
Workplace
International
Type: Research Summary
Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Canada
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/ca/
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10315/34422
Series: 00345;
Citation: Cernea, Minerva. Global Leadership Effectiveness: A European Perspective. Thesis. Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2016. N.p.: n.p., 2016. Print.
Date: 2017

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