Building an Organizational Global Mindset Culture: Implications for Practice



Henson defines the characteristics of a global mindset culture, and recommends the following practices for organizations that want to create this culture: top management commitment to building a global mindset culture; structures and processes for global alignment and coordination; infrastructures for global communication; assessment of global mindset potential; use of development assignments to build global mindset in individuals and teams; reduction of the headquarters “center of gravity”; cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity as a key element in the company’s learning strategy; identification of a global talent pool; recognition and rewards for those with global mindset; support for individuals on overseas assignments; and formal and informal processes for sharing best practices globally.


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  1. 1.Rutgers Business SchoolNewarkUSA

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