Three Key Best Practices Of Adaptive And Global Leadership

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Adaptive and Global Leadership In today’s business market leaders are face with diversity in there follower and who they do business with on a global scale. It is more and more obvious that products in a store are marked from a plethora of countries not just made in the country of origin from where you are from due to emerging markets. This interconnected production of products can be designed in one country and engineered in another as well as manufactured in several regions then sent to be assembled in yet another. Foreign trading and exporting is becoming the status-quo, to flourish in a competitive market, with rapid industrial growth around the world in developing countries. Opening up opportunities for growth as well as increasing the …show more content…

When this isn’t possible, the incorporation of pictures and biographies can help (Brake, 2006). Ultimately, trust must come quickly or it may not come at all” (Avolio & Kahai, 2003). (p. 41). I personally find this as a first step (building trust) in adaptive leadership style to meet these changing environment demands in organizational systems and processes that have evolved to become more flexible and adaptive in a global role by “Yukl & Mahsud (2010) state that “Flexible and adaptive leadership involves changing behavior in appropriate ways as the situation changes” (p. 81). With a generation gap, young mangers or followers may utilize more slang in their communication and as an adaptable leader some forgiveness or cooperation is needed while mentoring them to a more professional and long term acceptable means of behavior or communication. Leaders need to keep informed as to the culture context potential impacts. Walumbwa & Avolio, (2003) “keep abreast of current global trends in order to meet needs and wants…foreign leadership styles can be applied across cultures, but should be applied in context of the local conditions…foreign leaders needed to improve in the areas of communication, relationship management, and respect or embrace host culture values.” (p. 667). Successful implementation of adaptive leadership styles incorporate both cultures local and others

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