Michael Dulworth on The Connect Effect

    Jan 24, 2019

    Transnational Leadership Development by Beth Fisher-Yoshida and Kathy Geller acquaints readers with the paradoxes and mental processes leaders need to relate successfully to people with different backgrounds, cultures, and societal identities. The book advises readers on how leaders may learn to see, feel, and experience the world with different lenses; take the necessary amount of time to reflect on what they know and what they need to know; find new ways to communicate; and be resilient in the face of this unique challenge. Beth Fisher-Yoshida, Ph.D., is the Founder of Fisher-Yoshida Inter national, LLC, consulting globally on organizational development and intercultural competence and diversity. She lives in Teaneck, New Jersey. Kathy D. Geller, Ph.D., is presently Director of Organization Effectiveness at Stanford University. Prior to joining Stanford in 2008, she was Managing Director of Areté Leadership International, Ltd., an international consultancy working with Fortune 500 leaders in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. She lives in Palo Alto, California. For additional training on this topic, consider these AMA seminars: * The 21st Century Global Leader * AMA's Advanced Executive Leadership Program * Successfully Managing People * The Voice of Leadership: How Leaders Inspire, Influence and Achieve Results To learn more, read these AMACOM Books: The Manager's Guide to HR by Max Muller Global Sourcing Logistics by Thomas A. Cook Transnational Leadership Development by Beth Fisher-Yoshida and Kathy GellerBeyond merely widening the circle of people you know, strong networks foster deeper learning and broaden your exposure across a range of issues. Effective investments in your networks can make you smarter, more knowledgeable, and better grounded, as well as a more agile learner and collaborator.

    In The Connect Effect, author Michael Dulworth identifies three distinct kinds of networks: personal, professional, and virtual, exploring their specific characteristics and offering strategies, tools, and resources for building up and making the best use of each one. Stories from Dulworth’s over twenty years of experience running networks, as well as interviews with top executives, researchers, and thought leaders, provide insights and advice about how networ

    Beyond merely widening the circle of people you know, strong networks foster deeper learning and broaden your exposure across a range of issues. Effective investments in your networks can make you smarter, more knowledgeable, and better grounded, as well as a more agile learner and collaborator.

    In The Connect Effect, author Michael Dulworth identifies three distinct kinds of networks: personal, professional, and virtual, exploring their specific characteristics and offering strategies, tools, and resources for building up and making the best use of each one. Stories from Dulworth’s over twenty years of experience running networks, as well as interviews with top executives, researchers, and thought leaders, provide insights and advice about how networks function in the real world.

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