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Leadership considerations in multinational operations

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Leaders face many hurdles when leading in multiple countries. There are several examples of a disastrous public relations fallout that have occurred when companies have outsourced work to other nations. When determining where to move offshore as a company, the leaders of the organization must make several decisions.

Using course theories and current multinational organizations that have locations in several countries, convey your own thoughts on the subject and address the following:

What leadership considerations must an organization weigh in selecting another country to open a location such as a manufacturing plant?
How might leaders need to change leadership styles to manage multinational locations?
What public relations issues might arise from such a decision?
How would you recommend such a company to demonstrate their social responsibility to their headquarters country as well as any offshore locations?

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What leadership considerations must an organization weigh in selecting another country to open a location such as a manufacturing plant?

One of the most important leadership considerations that an organization weighs in selecting another country to open a new location in is strong knowledge and proven experience about handling employees or managing organization in a cross cultural business environment. The chosen leader should display strong ability to handle the peculiar issues surrounding international business, such as cultural sensitivity issues, differences in laws, regulations, business practices, etc. The leader should have the ability to work effectively with the people from different cultures and should have knowledge and experience of the culture of the country in which the proposed location of the firm will be established. The leader should be able to bridge the gap between the employees in the domestic country and the offshore location.

How might leaders need to change leadership styles to manage multinational locations?

In order to manage multinational locations, leaders need to display strong understanding about ...

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Discusses leadership considerations in decisions to move operations offshore.

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