How To Influence Locally When Managing Globally
Many global organizations struggle to adapt in an ever changing and growing environment. Those that grow organically often have operations that are consistent across countries but in many instances their products and services fail to adapt to local conditions. Then, there are those companies that have grown through M&A which keep the local dynamics but struggle to integrate and maximize economies of scale, diversity of policies and strategies. The challenge for global companies is to find the balance in providing value add support to a local organization while driving the bigger global agenda like managing risk, drive costs containment measures, provide appropriate resource allocation, standardized branding and the ever important aspects of people, processes and technology. Against this backdrop, we will talk about potential ways to flourish locally while driving a global strategy.