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How Complexity Trips Up Companies In Foreign Market

Idea posted: April 2020

Institutions: Wilson Perumal & Company   

Furniture retailer IKEA successfully expanded from its home base in rural Sweden to 52 countries across the globe. In contrast, Wal-Mart, the capital-rich retail leader in the largest economy in…

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Investing Abroad? Use Your Country’s Diplomats

Idea posted: July 2018

Institutions: Simon Fraser University, Beedie School of Business    China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)   

For companies looking to expand internationally, business networks can play a key role in identifying and implementing foreign market opportunities. Finding the right distribution or manufacturing partner or identifying an…

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What Does It Take to Develop Globally Competent Leaders?

Idea posted: August 2015

Institutions: University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School   

The annual leadership survey conducted by the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School was focused in 2015 on the development of globally competent leaders. Global competence is required for…

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The Language Challenge for Social Media in Multinationals

Idea posted: March 2015

Institutions: Boston College Carroll School of Management    EDHEC Business School    ESDES School of Business and Management   

There is no doubt that social media has improved both internal and external corporate communication, especially for multinational companies. Social media has, for example, enabled corporations to increase opportunities for…

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Why Companies from Emerging Markets Are Putting the Heat on Multinationals

Idea posted: August 2014

Institutions: York University Schulich School of Business   

What is the basis for a company’s competitive advantage? Traditionally, this question elicits one of two answers: 1) Industry structure. Finding the product-market space within a particular industry that is…

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Inclusive Leadership: Aligning the Different

Idea posted: July 2014

Institutions: Mercer LLC   

There are three key contexts driving the need for ‘inclusive leadership’: 1. Globalization Increasing globalization demands a new global mind-set from leaders, team members and organizations. The ability to engage…

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How to Lead Virtual Teams

Idea posted: May 2014

Institutions: INSEAD   

Virtual teams, made necessary by globalization and possible by technology, are now common in business. They’ve taken over traditional functions such as procurement, manufacturing, IT and finance, as well as…

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Modernizing without Westernizing: Social Ties and Indian Business

Idea posted: March 2014

Institutions: INSEAD    Indian School of Business   

Classical and neo-classical economic theory is predicated largely on an ‘impersonal’ model, in which transactions between parties are governed not by social obligations and kinship ties but by rational and…

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When Supply Chain Partners Move Up the Value Chain

Idea posted: February 2014

Institutions: Harvard Business School    University of Toronto Rotman School of Management   

Outsourcing is no longer just an operational issue. As globalization takes hold and more companies shift more activities to suppliers in emerging economies, outsourcing is now a strategic concern. Slowly,…

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