"The leaders of the future cannot just work in their countries; they must work in the world. Dr. Wibbeke shows us how!"
"One of the pernicious problems of globalization is that leadership exists only in the eyes of the followers - and followers are always local. Dr. Wibbeke undertakes the immensely important task of preparing American businesspersons for their culture shocks in trying to lead abroad."
"This book should be read by any person wanting to work skillfully in today's complex global business environment."
Dr. Wibbeke's book skillfully and thoroughly describes what I have come to label "chameleon management." This is simply learning to adapt to local colorations, without abandoning your own ethos.
"Leadership is about relationships, and this perspective is just as true at home as it is abroad, no matter where in the world one calls home. Building upon this realization, Dr. Wibbeke provides practical insights into what it takes to becoming culturally sensitive and how to use this awareness to create leadership experiences that work for all parties."
"Dr. Wibbeke's groundbreaking book on culture and leadership is a must-read for anyone venturing across borders to do business. I recommend it highly!"
"This book is replete with vital information supporting success in both personal growth and business productivity. A reading of Dr. Wibbeke's thoughtful work should stimulate reflection on the meaning of "success" at home and in the global marketplace."
"Global Business Leadership is a masterwork—a major contribution to our understanding of what it takes to lead others in an expanding and volatile global economy. Practitioners and scholars alike will be referring to this work for many years to come, and I recommend it to you as essential reading in preparing yourself for your adventures in global leadership."
"Global Business Leadership is a leading edge volume that highlights behavioral sciences and cross-cultural management skills. It should be required reading for all MBA and DBA students, as well as for those majoring in leadership."