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Thunderbird Executive Newsletter
April 2012 Issue

Five leadership trends below the waterline
By Christine Pearson, Ph.D.

Business leaders who follow trends know about globalization,
hyper-competition and time compression. We are all trying to do more with less in a world growing smaller, flatter and more dynamic. Below the waterline, however, I see another set of trends that many leaders overlook and fail to act upon. Read more.




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Nine secrets of negotiation power
By Karen Walch, Ph.D.

I am a student of negotiation. Even though I have a doctorate and decades of practical experience and study in the field, I remain a student. Along with thousands of my students around the world, I continue to study and practice this fundamental activity of human behavior. Read more.




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China: Confucianism, guanxi and face
By Frank Neville '13, Thunderbird VP, Global Communications and Public Affairs

Many foreigners who come to China on business read about the culture and think they understand, but they misapply key concepts such as Confucianism, guanxi and face. The problem arises when they study China through their own cultural lens, rather than through a Chinese cultural lens. Thunderbird's Frank Neville shared insights on these key concepts during a recent student orientation. Read more.




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