September 28-30, 2014 Phoenix, Arizona USA

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September 28-30, 2014 Phoenix, Arizona USA

Thunderbird Global Leadership Summit 2014

Organized by the Najafi Global Mindset Institute at Thunderbird School of Global Management

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Bob CancalosiFeatured speaker:

Bob Cancalosi, M.B.A., Director of Global Customer Education, GE Corporate/Crotonville

Session: Future Workplace Trends

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Francisco MiguezFeatured speaker:

Francisco J. Miguez P., M.B.A., Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration (CFO) of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP)

Plenary Session Speaker

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Robert BurnsideFeatured speaker:

Robert M. Burnside, M.B.A., Partner, Chief Learning Officer, Ketchum

Session: Future Workplace Trends

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Dean Xiang BingVenue

The Embassy Suites Phoenix – Scottsdale is an all-suite golf hotel surrounded by the fairways of Stonecreek Golf Course. This is the perfect retreat to engage in the summit by day, enjoy the on-site and nearby amenities at night, and to explore the rich entertainment and recreational activities in the Phoenix-Scottsdale area in your free time.

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Robert HoganFeatured speaker:

Robert Hogan, Ph.D., President Hogan Assessments

Session: New Research in Global Leadership

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Jean Christophe BasFeatured speaker:

Jean-Christophe Bas, M.S., Deputy Director, Strategic Development and Partnerships at United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

Session: Globalization and Societies

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Dean Xiang BingFeatured speaker:

Dean Xiang Bing, Ph.D., Founding Dean and Professor of China Business and Globalization Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

Session: The Role of Education and Businesses in Preparing Individuals for Globalization

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Engage with Global Leaders

This two-day conference is designed to bring together 200 senior business leaders who have a global reach — to learn from and engage with thought leaders across industry, government, and higher education in a dynamic series of interactive sessions.

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Mansour Javidan

Summit Organizer

Mansour Javidan, Ph.D., Executive Director Najafi Global Mindset Institute and Garvin Distinguished Professor at Thunderbird School of Global Management

Multiple award-winning executive educator and author whose teaching and research interests span the globe, Dr. Mansour Javidan is the leading authority on Global Mindset. He is also Past President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the world-renowned research project on executive performance and leadership, titled GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness). He is a widely sought after expert on global leadership who has presented in more than 25 countries and has published in journals as Harvard Business Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Leadership Quarterly, Management International Review, Organizational Dynamics, Journal of Applied Behavioral Sciences, Human Relations, Journal of World Business, and Journal of Organizational Change Management.

 

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Sessions Include:

  • High-impact 30-minute talks.
  • Panel discussions from experts. Learning team discussions, where participants will engage with one another in intimate groups to share ideas and network.
  • Concurrent sessions on ‘Navigating Emerging Market Opportunities’ and ‘Global Challenges for Senior Executives’
  • Two rounds of experiential, cross-cultural activities where participants will gain insights on cultural issues of most relevance to their organizations today.
  • Concurrent sessions on ‘Future Workplace Trends’, ‘Global Leadership’, and ‘Culture and Organizations.’
  • Individual assessment using the Global Mindset Inventory.