HRM Supplemental Exercises

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First, read “How to Best Lead a Multicultural or International Team by Adam Uzialko in Business News Daily at

Second, watch What Makes a Global Leader? on YouTube (5 minutes).

After reading Chapter 16 and the materials above, please address the following questions:

  1. Can you think of some benefits of having a multicultural team? Do you think these benefits outweigh any drawbacks?
  2. What are some of the best strategies for managing an international team?
  3. What role does culture play in motivation? How might a manager be sensitive to this?
  4. What skills are important to be an effective global leader?
  5. How can adopting a global mindset lead to a strategic advantage for an organization?