Enhancing Organisational Performance in Fast-Changing Global Contexts
Milton J. Bennett, Ph.D. (2019).
Sviluppo & Organizzazione (Development and Organizations), n.289, Sept/Oct 2019, ESTE (European Scientific and Technical Publications). Milan
Contrary to some myths of assimilatrion, globalization has actually generated more emphasis on cultural diversity. Organizations face increased cultural variation in both external markets and internal workforce issues. To paraphrase the Harvard Business Scholl professor Rosabet Moss Kanter, “Every organization in the 21st century will have access to global diversity, but successful organizations will know how to turn that access into an asset.” (Moss Kanter, 1995). This presentation will suggest how organizations can maintain competitive performance by developing intercultural viability – the capacity to co-evolve in changing social ecosystems. It demands that leaders become more conscious and that organizations become more agile. >> read more