UNC Leadership Survey 2015 
Connect and Compete:  Developing Globally-Competent Leaders

This research report is based on a survey of 300+ HR and training and development professionals and was designed to investigate ways organizations are developing global competence in their workforces. According to the research:
  • 63% of respondents agree that there is an urgent need to develop globally-competent leaders, and 92% agree that this can be developed through training.
  • The most popular methods of developing global competence are passive: international travel and encouraging networking outside the organization.
  • The most effective methods of developing global competence cited are deliberate and experiential:  global stretch assignments, cross-border team projects, expatriate assignments, and short-term international assignments.

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