Leadership

ON INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP FROM AROUND THE WEB

While we were researching international dimensions of leadership for this month's Insight Edge we found these talks, papers and opinion pieces that are too good not to share.

By Kirsten Lees

Ted Talks

Understanding the rise of China, Martin Jacques

Martin Jacques asks: How do we in the West make sense of China and its phenomenal rise? The author of "When China Rules the World," he examines why the West often puzzles over the growing power of the Chinese economy, and offers three building blocks for understanding what China is and will become.

Research reports and surveys

Australia's trade: an interactive infographic from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

 

Talent Mobility 2020, The next generation of international assignments 

Report published by PricewaterhouseCoopers

 

Growth and prosperity for Australian businesses in Asia

Report published by ANZ Opportunity Asia 

 

Australia in the Asian Century

Published by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, October 2012

 

Cracking the cultural ceiling: future proofing your business for the Asian century

Published by the Diversity Council of Australia 

 

Catch a tiger by the tail: why isn't Australia chasing after the Asian investment opportunity?

Address to the American Chamber of Commerce Business Briefing by Mike Wilkins, Insurance Australia Group

 

 

 

decision making

From the Knowledge Centre

From the Knowledge Centre

A selection of useful digital and print resources on decision-making from the AIM Knowledge Centre. Access is free to all AIM Members, online, or at one of our AIM libraries around the country.
A selection of useful digital and print resources on decision-making from the AIM Knowledge Centre. Access is free to all AIM Members, online, or at one of our AIM libraries around the country.

Professional development

Developing Decision Making Skills – A Checklist

Developing Decision Making Skills – A Checklist

Decision making skills enable a manager and leader to consider alternatives and use judgement to choose an appropriate and timely course of action. The checklist below is a numbered guide to ensure decisions ...
Decision making skills enable a manager and leader to consider alternatives and use judgement to choose an appropriate and timely course of action. The checklist below is a numbered guide to ensure decisions ...

decision making

Revisiting the Six Thinking Hats

Revisiting the Six Thinking Hats

Edward De Bono’s famous system is a group decision-making technique used to help analyse a decision prior to implementation. The technique looks at a problem from six different perspectives.
Edward De Bono’s famous system is a group decision-making technique used to help analyse a decision prior to implementation. The technique looks at a problem from six different perspectives.

Professional development

6 Simple steps to making good decisions

6 Simple steps to making good decisions

To achieve big things in business, and life, you need to make good decisions. Here are some simple steps you can take to make sure you get things right, more of the time.
To achieve big things in business, and life, you need to make good decisions. Here are some simple steps you can take to make sure you get things right, more of the time.

Professional development

Decision made: the new Insight Edge

Decision made: the new Insight Edge

Decisions are made every day by managers – some easy, some tough. The way in which decisions are made will be influenced by an organisation's structure, procedures and policies, and more subtly by its ...
Decisions are made every day by managers – some easy, some tough. The way in which decisions are made will be influenced by an organisation's structure, procedures and policies, and more subtly by its ...

Global

Leading internationally capable organisations

Leading internationally

If overseas expansion is the key to future competitiveness, how do we prepare our leaders and the organisations they run?
If overseas expansion is the key to future competitiveness, how do we prepare our leaders and the organisations they run?

global leadership

Does your business have what it takes to succeed in Asia?

Do you have what it takes to succeed in Asia?

Globalisation, hyperconnectivity, the proliferation of free trade agreements: a range of factors are combining to ensure that all business leaders must think internationally. What are the 11 capabilities ...
Globalisation, hyperconnectivity, the proliferation of free trade agreements: a range of factors are combining to ensure that all business leaders must think internationally. What are the 11 capabilities ...

global leadership

12 ways to make your trade mission work for your business

Make trade missions work

Trade missions may be as much about 'the vibe' of a new market as they are about sealing the deal. How do you prepare and execute a successful trade mission?
Trade missions may be as much about 'the vibe' of a new market as they are about sealing the deal. How do you prepare and execute a successful trade mission?