Managing Global Managers

Organizations thrive to increase revenues and profits by expanding their businesses into the global markets and capitalizing on the opportunities that globalization offers. In this paper, the author aims to present an overview of global managers that are tasked to achieve organizations’ global business objectives. The overview includes definition,challenges, management concepts, and skills development.
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Keywords: global managers, dimensions of national culture, management concepts, tasks, challenges, skills

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Eleanor Leonne Bennett

Eleanor Bennett came third with this picture of a small snail hitching a ride in The Papworth Trust’s first photography competition.

photography by Eleanor Leonne Bennett

A small snail hitching a ride by Eleanor Leonne Bennett

Eleanor Leonne Bennett is a 16 year old internationally award winning photographer and artist who has won first places with National Geographic,The World Photography Organisation, Nature’s Best Photography, Papworth Trust, Mencap, The Woodland trust and Postal Heritage. Her photography has been published in the Telegraph , The Guardian, BBC News Website Continue reading

Contemporary Art

 

contemporary art

contemporary art

Post-modernists reject the idea that art can provide meaning. If life is meaningless, they say, fine – let’s not pretend that art can do better. Let’s just accept that it’s nonsense, like everything else, and get on with it. This new Post-Modernist philosophy thus triggered a whole new set of priorities, which were greatly facilitated by the coincident arrival of new technologies, like television, video, and Continue reading

Yinka Shonibare

Art by Yinka Shonibare

Art by Yinka Shonibare

I was thinking: Okay, so where do I stand? I live in England. I’m from Nigeria. Nigeria was colonised by the British. The Victorian era was the height of colonialism in Africa. How do I relate to the repressive Victorian regime?

So Victoriana for me actually means conquest and imperialism. And so, in a sense, it is actually my fear. So what I then decided to do was to actually confront my fear and face my fear. And the way to confront my fear is to actually parody that fear. A lot of the works came out of my desire to face my fear and to turn it into parody.Continue reading

Exhibition of Nigerian Artists

Exhibition of Nigerian Artists, Germany 2007

Exhibition of Nigerian Artists, Germany 2007

Courage could create opportunities. In 2005, a Nigerian artist based in Germany, decided to organize a workshop in Nigeria and exhibit his works. The workshop was not only successful but paved way for a competition sponsored by the Goethe-Institut Lagos. Two students at the Yaba College of Technology won the 1st and 2nd prizes of the competition, which offered them the Continue reading