Purpose – Reviews the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoints practical implications from cutting‐edge research and case studies. Design/methodology/approach – This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context. Findings – In today's international market, global awareness is a key leadership quality. BAE Systems Inc a USA‐based subsidiary of aerospace and armament manufacturer BAE Systems, has begun a new initiative to identify and retain future high‐flyers, and to help them achieve global awareness early in their careers. Practical implications – Provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world's leading organizations. Social implications – Provides strategic insights and practical thinking that can have a broader social impact. Original/value – The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy‐to‐digest format.
Strategic Direction – Emerald Publishing
Published: Oct 5, 2012
Keywords: Early career; Potential; Global awareness; Networking; Retention; Human resource management; High flyers