The Effects of Cultural Intelligence on Leadership Effectiveness in Multinational Organizations

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A Study on Cultural intelligence and its effect on leadership effectiveness and behavior in multinational organizations in Asia


The success of corporate sector is the critical element for the sustained growth and prosperous economy of any nation. In today’s tough competitive market environment, organizations strive to differentiate themselves from the rest by offering the most innovative product and services to the consumers. Organizations that offer solutions beyond the current needs of the market are the ones that stay ahead of the competition and grow organically. At the same time, globalization of economies presents vast opportunities to organizations to expand their geographic boundaries globally.

The need to interact and work with colleagues from across the world to complete a given job throws a lot of challenges on both the employees as well as the organizations. The challenges include factors such as language skills, leadership effectiveness, cultural intelligence, emotional intelligence, global mobility of human resource, employees’ productivity, working in different global time zone, communication challenge, work atmosphere, decision making etc. The more the organizations find opportunities to expand their business globally, the more the complexities involved in managing the business operations efficiently. Both the organic and inorganic growth of an organization throws these positive challenges to an organization.


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