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Leading Global Innovation

Facilitating Multicultural Collaboration and International Market Success


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Vision: Global Leadership and Strategic Co-Creation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Karina R. Jensen
      Pages 13-32
    3. Karina R. Jensen
      Pages 33-54
  3. Dialogue: Nurturing Knowledge-Sharing and Learning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 55-55
    2. Karina R. Jensen
      Pages 77-94
  4. Space: Creating an Environment for Inclusive Innovation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Karina R. Jensen
      Pages 97-111
    3. Karina R. Jensen
      Pages 113-136
  5. Multicultural Innovation: Leading Change from Planning to Execution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Karina R. Jensen
      Pages 171-173
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 175-182

About this book


Responding to the need for organizations to improve global strategic planning and execution, this book presents a framework for effectively conceiving and executing new concepts for international markets. Filling an important gap in knowledge and research on global innovation, the author demonstrates how leaders can facilitate multicultural collaboration in service of organizational performance. Cases and findings are shared from international studies of over 200 leaders and 45 multinational firms with headquarters based in Asia, Europe, and North America. Leading Global Innovation provides a practice perspective with specific models and solutions for facilitating multicultural team collaboration, from concept to market. This book offers crucial guidance for executives, managers, consultants, and educators who need to understand how to lead and orchestrate innovation in a culturally diverse and networked business environment.  


leadership organizational culture transnational service innovation strategy cross-cultural management

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.ParisFrance

About the authors

Karina R. Jensen is a Practice Director at the Centre for Leadership and Effective Organisations and a Professor of Global Innovation and Leadership at NEOMA Business School in France. She is also the Founder and Managing Director of Global Minds Network, a consulting and training firm. An international management consultant, change facilitator, and educator with 20+ years of experience, she has launched and managed global products, services, and programs for leading multinational firms. Originally from San Francisco, she earned her PhD in international management at ESCP Europe in Paris.

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