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Review a beautifully researched and written gem....belongs on the desktop of any leader whose firm has aspirations of global reach -- Training Magazine, July 2002 Read more From the Back Cover 'A must-read for anyone responsible for selecting and developing executives who operate in a boundaryless business world. This book encourages executives to shed existing cultural paradigms, learn what it takes to be an effective global leader, and gain a better return on their company's human capital investments.' -Mirian Graddick-Weir, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, AT&T 'Developing Global Executives vividly lays out the opportunities, pitfalls, and 'lessons learned' from the corporate equivalents of Marco Polo. An indispensable guidebook for global corporations and anyone wishing for a global leadership career. A wonderful book!' -Jay A. Conger, Author, Building Leaders 'The authors of this fine book on executive development are skilled psychologists, experienced travelers, excellent writers, and keen listeners and observers. Based on their extensive travel and research, Developing Global Executives offers an effective mix of both conceptual and practical ideas. An excellent book for anyone grappling with the development of executive talent in the 21st century.' -David Campbell, Ph.D., Smith Richardson Senior Fellow, Center for Creative Leadership 'With today's ever-increasing complexity in business, organizations need to capitalize on every developmental opportunity. Developing Global Executives will help you do just that by providing a thorough itinerary and useful guide for executives moving in the new, completely global environment. On your exploratory journey through the book, you will meet many fascinating people, learn from their stories, and come away with real wisdom.' -Neil Sendelbach, Adjunct Professor of Business Administration, University of Michigan Business School Read more See all Editorial Reviews