Sort by: Article Title Contributor Topic Date

4 New Rules for Global Business Success

In his new e-book, Re-Think: A Path to the Future, former IBM CEO Sam Palmisano predicts that traditional multinational firms will cease to exist and will eventually be replaced by globally integrated enterprises. These GIEs will locate departments not only in different states but even in different countries, wherever the most appropriate talent resides.

Lynn Russo Whylly Business Intelligence , Global Business , Innovation April 16 2014

Will You Know When to Leave China?

7 things to know about rebalancing your offshore vs. onshore sourcing

Rosemary Coates CEO Briefing Newsletter , China , Global Business November 1 2013

Regional Report: Southeast

A state-by-state look at what the Southeast has to offer businesses.

Warren Strugatch CEO Briefing Newsletter , North America , Operations October 17 2013

Going Global: Risks and Protections for SME CEOs to Consider

Despite the world economic recession, small- and mid-sized companies are “going global” at an earlier stage in their development than ever before. Expanding overseas involves the careful consideration of risk and cost. What are those potential hazards? And what can be done about them? There are several issues that CEOs should consider when doing business internationally. Several critical ones are outlined here.

Shan Nair CEO Briefing Newsletter , Global Business June 20 2013

Efficient Talent-Sourcing for Global Growth

For the mid-market company that is expanding internationally — whether for the first time or into uncharted territory – identifying the right talent can be a challenge. In a 2012 Ernst & Young study of C-level and other executives in rapid-growth markets, 30 percent of respondents reported the need for a strategic hiring process in international markets. Intensifying the problem, according to the same study, is a self-reported knowledge gap in local culture and ways of doing business by more than half of the participants.

Ann Fastiggi CEO Briefing Newsletter , Global Business February 13 2013

What Works for Nations Works for Business

The new book Why Nations Fail argues that nations flourish when they foster inclusive political and economic institutions, and they fail when power and opportunity are concentrated in the hands of the few. Like nations, CEOs need to practice inclusive decision-making if they hope to attain the performance magnitude they are aiming for.

Dr. Patricia Seemann Global Business , Governance/Compliance April 19 2012

5 Steps to Define Leadership and Develop Brands in Emerging Markets

One veteran of consumer products suggests five steps for moving brands forward in developing markets.

William A. Burke III Global Business April 18 2012
wages2

Made in the USA: Moving Back to America

Over the last two years, companies have started to move away from offshoring, bringing operations back to the US. So what has triggered this change? Simple: cost, capital, and the job market.

Rob Wheeler Global Business April 17 2012

4 Real Benefits from International Expansion

U.S. companies with stronger international growth tend to deliver much better returns to shareholders. Here are four real benefits from a focus on growing global.

John R. Cryan Global Business April 16 2012

The High Risk of a ‘Wait and See’ Approach

In a world were the game is changing rapidly, failing to take action—deciding to “wait and see”—can quickly put you on a path of increasing irrelevancy or a rapid demise.

Daniel Burrus Global Business , Technology December 9 2011

Free Newsletters

Sign up now to receive our free e-newsletters. You can choose to receive our weekly CEO Briefing updates, monthly Entrepreneurial CEO newsletter, and exclusive CEO surveys.