The Leadership Dimension: Developing Human Capital in Asia
A new breed of local competitors emerges, mainly from Asia, and soon from Russia and Central Europe. They don’t only provide manufacturing or services to western companies; they compete in their own right with their own brands. They will assail western markets, just as Japan before, but on a much wider scale. Such nations are quickly absorbing world standards in management and technology, which are spread by offshoring activities.
(World Competitiveness Yearbook, 2004)
KeywordsHuman Capital Leadership Style Leader Development Leadership Skill Asian Nation
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