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Developing an agile global workforce : challenges and critical success factors

  • There is no denying that organizations, whether domestic or global, whether educational, governmental, or business, are undergoing rapid transformation. However, what is causing it? Prompted by the need to remain relevant and competitive, organizations constantly try to reinvent themselves. Those that do not, according to the laws of economics, will simply serve no purpose and will eventually cease to exist. Regardless of sector or industry, an organization's success pivots around its human talent. Hence, it is crucial to manage it and cultivate certain traits, knowledge, and skills. In today's global economy, organizations are more interconnected than ever before and thus the challenges they face require that employees possess not only expert knowledge, problem-solving, cross-cultural, and cross-functional teaming skills, but also good communications skills and agile thinking.

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Author of HS ReutlingenBeldarrain, Yoany
Erschienen in:The Wiley handbook of global workplace learning
Place of publication:Hoboken, NJ
Editor:Vanessa Hammler Kenon
Document Type:Book chapter
Publication year:2019
Page Number:21
First Page:45
Last Page:65
PPN:Im Katalog der Hochschule Reutlingen ansehen
DDC classes:650 Management
Open access?:Nein