Leadership in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities

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The Asian economy continues to grow rapidly. As such, it is imperative that Asian organizations build leadership depth if they are to capture and sustain this growth. For leaders do matter: they help employees stay committed, customers receive products, communities stay respectful and investors remain confident.

Recognizing the need to discuss issues related to building the next generation of leaders in Asia, the Singapore Ministry of Manpower hosted an Executive Roundtable in May 2009. The forum involved leading executives and thought leaders from across a wide range of industries and sectors. The topics debated ranged from developing talent management philosophies and strategies for Asia and tailoring global leadership development practices for leaders in the region, to implementing programmes for attracting, grooming and retaining future CEOs and tackling present and future challenges related to meeting leadership demands in the region.

This book compiles the ideas generated at the Roundtable. Edited by leadership expert Dave Ulrich, Professor of Business at the University of Michigan, Leadership in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities puts together insights and recommendations for developing the quality of leadership in Asian organizations and ensuring that these companies cultivate and sustain top-notch leadership for the future.

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Dave Ulrich is a Professor of Business at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a partner at The RBL Group, a counsulting firm that helps organizations and leaders deliver value. Ulrich studies how organizations build capabilities of speed, learning, collaboration, accountability, talent and leadership through leveraging human resources. He has helped generate award-winning database that assess alighment between strategies, human resource practices and HR competencies.

Ulrich has published more than 200 articles and book chapters and co-authored over 20 books covering topics in leadership and human resources, including HR Transformation (2009); The Leadership Code (2008); HR Competencies (2008); Leadership Brand(2007); and HR Value Proposition(2006). He has also served on the editorial board of four journals, the Board of Directors for Herman Miller, and the Board of Trustees at Southern Virginia University, and is a Fellow in the National Academy of Human Resource.

Ulrich has been ranked the most influential person in HR by HR Magazine and the #1 Management Educator & Guru by BusinessWeek and also listed in Forbes as one of the "world's top five" business coaches.

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Published by McGraw-Hill Education (Asia) (2009)
ISBN 10: 0071272143 ISBN 13: 9780071272148
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