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Exporting leadership talent: challenges and opportunities in MNC subsidiaries in India

G. Balaji (Bangalore, India)

Journal of Indian Business Research

ISSN: 1755-4195

Article publication date: 11 October 2011

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to advocate an approach to leadership development to support the increasing trend of India‐based executives of multinational companies' (MNC) subsidiaries taking on global roles.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper defines distinctive competencies and recommends the alignment of individual development to the organization's evolution.

Findings

This approach enables leadership development efforts in MNC subsidiaries to focus on building a pipeline of leadership talent for the global organization.

Originality/value

The paper demonstrates that cultural intelligence, result orientation and thought leadership – the distinctive competencies required for a global career – can be built effectively on job opportunities that India‐based MNC subsidiaries provide.

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Citation

Balaji, G. (2011), "Exporting leadership talent: challenges and opportunities in MNC subsidiaries in India", Journal of Indian Business Research, Vol. 3 No. 4, pp. 283-288. https://doi.org/10.1108/17554191111180609

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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