Developing a Truly Global Leadership Team: Leveraging Similarities and Differences of Chinese and European Leaders

  • Date
    11 June 2014 - 11 June 2014
  • Beijing Time
    All Day - All Day
  • Venue

Part 2 of the EU SME Centre HR Speaker Series

As China continues to transition into a more mature economy, characterised by a more complex, ambitious and volatile business environment, having the right leaders with the right capabilities has become far more important for business success. Over the last five years many foreign businesses with operations in China have transitioned key leadership roles originally held by expats to Chinese managers and leaders. Both multinationals and SMEs in China are and will continue to rely more heavily on Chinese leaders to drive the success of their China operations.

  • In what ways are Chinese leaders and European leaders similar and different in their approaches to leadership?
  • What distinguishes highly effective Chinese middle management from highly effective Chinese senior management?
  • What behaviours can Chinese leaders employ to help them have a greater impact?
  • What do we know about perceptions of Chinese leaders that may limit their opportunities to reach their full potential? And, what can we do about these perceptions?

Attendance is free for EU SMEs and intermediaries such as chambers of commerce or trade promotion agencies.

Other webinars in our HR Speaker Series:

May 27: How to Structure a Performance Management System – Best Practices for SMEs who want to Proactively Retain Their Talent in China

June 19: Online Education for EU SMEs in China

June 24: Coaching for High Impact Leadership in China

About the Speaker

Elisa Mallis is Head of Executive Coaching at Management Development Services. She also acts as Chair of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China HR Forum.

Elisa is an experienced human capital consultant and executive coach (certified by the International Coach Federation and the Associate Coach Certification) with a background in management consulting with Accenture, where she worked – among other positions – as Human Capital Strategy Lead for the Asia Pacific. She has consulted numerous multinational companies from the US, Europe and Asia over the past 14 years.

Elisa holds an MA in organisational psychology and an MEd in counselling psychology from Columbia University, New York. She has lived and worked in 16 countries and has been based in China for the last six.

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