noun_world_11042It is not enough to be aware of what the key competencies are that are crucial for success in global leadership, organizations must understand how to develop those competencies in their leaders. My colleagues and I have spent a lot of time researching and experimenting with what we have found from our research efforts to better understand the process of how people can go about developing intercultural competencies that are associated with global leadership. A list of our publications on this topic are listed below:

Mendenhall, M.E., Osland, J.S., & Stevens, M.J. (2015). Developing global leaders for emerging markets. Journal of the International Academy of Strategic Management, (7) 1: 3–10.  Available Here

Mendenhall, M.E.  2014 Annual Conference of the International Academy of Strategic Management Conference. Keynote Address:  “Key factors in developing global leaders for success in emerging markets.” September 14, Tokyo, Japan.

Mark E. Mendenhall, and Mary Zellmer-Bruhn (University of Minnesota). Professional Development Workshop Organizers and Presenters: “New pedagogical innovations for developing intercultural competencies in B-School students and executives.” In addition to the organizers, presenters included: Maury Peiperl, IMD; Schon Beechler, INSEAD; Gary Oddou, Cal-State, San Marcos; Allan Bird, Northeastern University; Iris Berdrow, Bentley University; Todd Weber, Central Washington University; Leigh Anne Liu, Georgia State University. Academy of Management, Philadelphia, August, 2014.

Mendenhall, M.E., Arnardottir, A.A., Oddou, G.R., & Burke, L.A. (2013). Developing cross-cultural competencies in management education via cognitive-behavior therapy. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 12(3): 436 – 451. Available Here

Mendenhall, M.E., Osland, J., Bird, A., Oddou, G., Maznevski, M., Stevens, M.J., & Stahl, G.K. (2013). Global leadership: Research, practice, and development. (2nd edition). London: Routledge.  Available Here  Video

Mendenhall, M.E. “Making the Traditional Classroom “Real”: Developing Global and Domestic Leadership Competencies in Business School Students.”Academy of Management, Orlando, August 11, 2013.

Mendenhall, M.E. (2011). Three necessary questions for global leadership development in India. Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers (Indian Institute of Management), (36)4: 17-23.

Guenter K. Stahl (WU-Vienna /INSEAD and Mark Mendenhall, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. (Organizers). “Developing responsible global leaders: Frameworks, experiences and techniques.” PDW Session, Academy of Management. Montreal, 2010.

Furuya, N., Stevens, M., Oddou, G., Bird, A., & Mendenhall, M. (2009) Managing the learning and transfer of global competence: Antecedents and outcomes of Japanese repatriation effectiveness. Journal of International Business Studies, 40: 200-215.

Mendenhall, M.E., Oddou, G., Stevens, M.J., Bird, A., Osland, J.S., & Furuya, N. (2009). Developing global competencies in Japanese managers: Research, process, and recommendations. Journal of the International Academy of Strategic Management, 1(2): 57-68.  Available Here

Mendenhall, M.E., Osland, J., Bird, A., Oddou, G., & Maznevski, M. (2008). Global leadership: Research, practice, and development. London: Routledge.  Available Here

Furuya, N., Stevens, M.J., Oddou, G., Bird, A., & Mendenhall, M. (2007). The effects of HR policies and repatriate self-adjustment on global competencies transfer. Asia-Pacific Journal of Human Resource Management, 45(1): 1-18.

Mendenhall, M. (Organizer, Chair, Presenter) “Facing the brutal facts of global leadership development.”  Showcase Symposium, Academy of Management.Philadelphia, PA. August 7th, 2007.  Note: Winner of Management Education Division’s Global Forum Best Symposium Award (Sponsored by University of Manchester, Manchester Business School).

Mendenhall, M. (2006). The elusive, yet critical challenge of developing global leaders. European Management Journal, 24(6): 422-429.

Stevens, M.J., Oddou, G., Furuya, N., Bird, A., & Mendenhall, M. (2006). HR factors affecting repatriate job satisfaction and job attachment for Japanese managers. International Journal of Human Resource Management, (17) 5: 831–841.

Mendenhall, M.  “The current state of the intercultural competency field.”  ION Conference, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark. February 25, 2005.

Lane, H.W., Maznevski, M., Mendenhall, M.E., & McNett, J. (2004). The handbook of global management: A guide to managing complexity. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing.  Available Here

Mendenhall, M.  “In search of global competencies.”  Keynote Speech. European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management:  Workshop on International Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management.  University of Edinburgh, Scotland.  September 24, 2004.

Mendenhall, M., Jensen, R., Gregersen, H., & Black, J.S. (2003). Seeing the elephant: HRM challenges in the age of globalization. Organizational Dynamics. (32) 3: 261-274.

Mendenhall, M. “Global leadership competencies.” Presented at the University of Vienna, School of Business.Vienna, Austria. December 16th, 2002.

Mendenhall, M. “The relationship between expatriate assignments and global leadership competencies.”  Presented at the Symposium, “Beyond Expatriation: New Themes in Expatriation Research” at the Academy of Management Meetings. Denver, Colorado, August 12, 2002.

Mendenhall, M., & Osland, J. “Mapping the Terrain of the Global Leadership Construct.” Symposium presentation at the Academy of International Business, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 29, 2002.

Mendenhall, M. “The role of the GDMT Project in learning competencies and skills for global virtual teams.” Presented at the Symposium, “Globally Distant Multicultural Teams: Intercultural Teaching in Times of Virtuality” at the Academy of Management Meetings, Washington, D.C., August 7, 2001.

Bird, A., Scholz, C., & Mendenhall, M. “An overview of the GDMT Project.” Paper presented at the “Experiential Teaching and Learning in International Management Workshop” at the Academy of Management Meetings, Washington, D.C. August 4, 2001.

Mendenhall, M. “Conceptual linkages between expatriate adjustment and global leadership skills.” Presented at the “Global Leadership: A Debate of the Issues and Discussion of the Research Workshop” at the Academy of Management Meetings, Washington, D.C., August 4, 2001.

Mendenhall, M. “Developing global leaders through expatriate assignments.” The Cranfield Conference on Expatriation.” Cranfield Business School, Cranfield, U.K:  June 14-16, 2001.

Oddou, G., Mendenhall, M., & Ritchie, J.B. (2000). Leveraging travel as a tool for global leadership development. Human Resource Management, 39 (2 & 3): 159-172.

Mendenhall, M. “Nonlinear dynamics: Implications for global leadership development strategies in MNCs.”  Paper presented at the Academy of Management meetings at Toronto, Canada. August, 2000.

Mendenhall, M.E.  “Using expatriation as a strategic tool for global leadership development: New perspectives on a traditional practice.” Paper presented at the Symposium on Cutting Edge Issues in International HRM: Global Leadership Development. July 6, 1998, Thurnau, Germany. 1998:

Mendenhall, M.  “New perspectives on developing global leaders through expatriation.” Keynote speech presented the Sixth Conference on International Human Resource Management, Paderborn, Germany. June 25, 1998.