Cultural Agility: Building a Pipeline of Successful Global Professionals

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 30, 2013 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
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HR professionals' guide to creating a culturally agile talent pipeline

Succeeding in today's global economy requires organizations to acquire, develop, and retain professionals who can operate effectively around the world, irrespective of country or culture. More than ever before, organizations need a pipeline of professionals who possess cultural agility, the ability to quickly, comfortably, and successfully work in cross-cultural and international environments. As the competition for culturally agile talent grows, meeting this critical human resource challenge requires highly effective, cutting-edge talent management practices. With step-by-step guidance and evidence of effectiveness, this book offers those critical practices—many which can be implemented today.

  • Includes how-to details for implementing talent management practices to build a pipeline of cultural agile professionals in any organization
  • Features illustrative examples from a wide range of organizations, including the Peace Corps, the US Military, and many Fortune 500 companies
  • Allows access to the Cultural Agility Self-Assessment (CASA), an interactive online assessment

This book is a must-have resource for human resource professionals and all business leaders who know that the key to their organizations' success in today's complex global economy is their culturally agile human talent.

 

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HOW THE COMPETENCIES AFFECTING
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Paula Caligiuri, Ph.D., is a professor of human resource management at Rutgers University, a work psychologist, and regularly appears as an expert guest on CNN. Listed among the top 50 most prolific authors in the field of international business, she is a frequent speaker and sought-out consultant for organizations in the United States, Asia, Australia, and Europe. She is the author of three books and the HR area editor for the top-ranked Journal of International Business Studies.

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