By Fons Trompenaars
With a consumer checklist that incorporates Motorola, Daewoo, AT&T, and Volvo, Fons Trompenaars and Charles Hampden-Turner are thought of today’s so much an expert, leading edge administration experts. In 21 Leaders for the twenty first Century, they faucet into the knowledge of high-performing leaders from round the globe—from Michael Dell to Richard Branson—who candidly talk about their very own perspectives and stories in examining and fixing enterprise dilemmas. greater than only a prescriptive checklist of management talents, this valuable advisor makes use of case experiences, examples, charts, tables, and graphs to teach today’s enterprise leaders how you can: Understand—and act upon—the 7 significant dilemmas of management establish significant company dilemmas within the transnational neighborhood enforce innovations for maintaining rising entrepreneurship
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Among the well-known manifestations of high universalism are scientific management, Fordism, fast food, benchmarking, “100 percent American,” how to win friends and influence people, and similar moral commandments. In contrast, China is a culture much higher in particularism. ” We need have no fear of the variety and uniqueness of such a civilization, but some might doubt its rule-making and classificatory powers. ” The particularity of detail astounds, yet the rules of classification are, by Western standards, very strange indeed!
What Effective Leaders Know and Have Learned The answer lies, as before, between the preferences of business cultures, such as in the United States and the Netherlands, with predominant specificity and business cultures, such as Japan and Singapore, with predominant diffuseness. While Americans like to begin with forecasts, budgets, checklists, and plans and then start a process to hit those targets, East Asians typically value harmonious processes (wa) and the spontaneous flow of work and only later subject those processes to detailed feedback on specific indicators.
21 Leaders for the 21st Century by Fons Trompenaars