GLOBAL. How to Develop Global Leadership in non-Western Regions?. The Dream Team. Objective of Presentation. To appreciate the importance of the Global leadership as one of the key issues for HRD practitioners.
The Dream Team
of manager and leader (Kets de Vres and
and behaviors of a global community to work
together synergistically towards a global vision
and common goals (Osland et al, 2006).
“Global leader as anyone having a global responsibility over any business or activity and global leaders can be found also in lower levels of the organisation.”
“ Global leaders need to understand the Worldwide business environment from a global perspective, finding a balance between the simultaneous demands of global integration and national responsiveness.”
(Branson et al, 2003)
“ The idea of company
being global is non-
sense. Businesses are
global, not companies”
From the files of Jack Welch
(Bueno. C.M. and Tubbs. S.L., 2004)
Global Competencies Inventory
Mendenhall, M. E., et.al. (2008).
Area of problems and improvement needed:
from across the company and divided into teams.
to develop leadership, managerial competence to improve employees understanding of Nokia values & cultural context.)
State grid is firstly a state owned company by China
government and China communist party, it is the largest
electric power transmission and distribution company in China
and in the world.
It is Officer Partner of 2008 Beijing Olympic and Global Partner
of Expo 2010 Shanghai.
It does not only have its subsidiaries for Northern China,
Northwestern China, Eastern China, Middle China and
Northwestern China, but also has partnership with Sri Lanka,
Mongolia, Russia and Philippines.
It brings electricity for more than 10 billion people in China. And
alsofrom the recent report, the operating income is up to 120.4
BillionUSD and net income 14.4 Billion.
In China, it is the only one which can achieve the permission to operation network of electricity. Therefore, it could achieve enough financial support for its operations.
It has its own research centre as a strong backup, the simulation lab it has is the most advanced one in Asia.
It has had a few branches in some developing country in Asia.
For example, State Grid has been working with Russia for HVDC project for two years, and also 35.5 billion of USD has been spent on buying the permission for the operation of electric network from Philippians state grid .
social network, rather than personal competences.
based on your performance.
Training programs have been launched at whole organizational level, in order to facilitate leaders’ personal development. The training covers from line managers to senior managers, the content of program includes how to train them making a decision effectively, helping others employees get involved in policy making.
The recruitment for senior position has been strictly regulated, the candidates must be those who have related high education background and experience of working in this or similar area.
SGCC made best use of global resources to foster talents. An international-wide recruitment advertisement was publicized for positions of senior managers.
Most senior manager in Beijing and overseas branches have been sent to visited Siemens and received 2-week training there. The training involved the corporation strategies, financial management, human resources and comprehensive management of corporation
Through a series of leadership development for managers of State Grid, not only the line managers, but also the senior managers improved their skills useful to be global leaders.
State Grid is in the process to become a successful Global Corporation due to taking its leadership development
The development of leadership also increase the financial performance. By the end of 2005, SGCC accumulated a total asset of RMB1176.7 billion yuan with a debt-asset ratio of 61.96%.