International management consultants Ernest Gundling, Christie Caldwell and Karen Cvitkovich explain changes they foresee in the global economy. They find that economic power is shifting from the Northern and Western portions of the globe to the East and South, which will skyrocket. In this report, they explore how leaders must prepare multinational firms for this emerging economic reality. The document’s layout, charts, lists, examples and easy-to-read format make it nicely accessible. getAbstract recommends this informative manual to executives leading multinationals in a changing global business environment.
In this summary, you will learn
- What economic shifts will dominate in the future,
- Why multinationals must recruit and nurture personnel from developing nations,
- Why matrix management structures suit multinational corporations, and
- How international “cultural fit” affects mergers and acquisitions.
About the Authors
Cofounder Ernest Gundling, PhD, managers Aperian Global, an international advisory firm, where Christie Caldwell directs consulting and Karen Cvitkovich is a senior consultant.