Quest for Global Dominance: Transforming Global Presence into Global Competitive Advantage / Edition 2

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Praise for The Quest for Global Dominance

"The best source of insight available for executives to win in the face of global competition."—Philip Anderson, Alumni Fund Chaired Professor, INSEAD

"A must-read for executives who expect to harness the accelerating trend of globalization."—Alexander M. Cutler, chairman and CEO, Eaton Corporation

"This book is not only visionary, but also very practical."—Desh Deshpande, chairman, Sycamore Networks

"Provides fresh insights into particularly crucial topics like global teams and launching born-global businesses."—Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Ascherman Professor of Strategy, Stanford University

"The best by far in its arena, the most insightful, the most readable, and simply the most important." —Jeffrey E. Garten, Juan Trippe Professor, Yale School of Management

"A great book and a must for the modern leader of the global firm."—Peter Lorange, president, IMD International

"A superb and timely book, full of fresh ideas, that deserves to be widely read."—Costas Markides, Robert P. Bauman Professor, London Business School

"Provides the strategic imperatives to succeed in a global business."—John Menzer, vice chairman, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

"Not only presents incisive and in-depth analysis but also inspires real-world, implementable solutions."—N. R. Narayana Murthy, chairman and chief mentor, Infosys Technologies

"An invaluable intellectual companion that will force many to rethink their business strategies."—C. K. Prahalad, McCracken Distinguished University Professor, University of Michigan Business School

"Tight logic and leading-edge thinking in a manner that is highly practical." —John A. Quelch, senior associate dean, Harvard Business School

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470194409
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/21/2008
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 512,286
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword   Jeffrey E. Garten     ix
Preface     xiii
Acknowledgments     xix
Rising Up to the Global Challenge     1
Building Global Presence     25
Lessons from the Globalization of Wal-Mart     57
Exploiting Global Presence     79
Cultivating a Global Mindset     115
Building a Global Knowledge Machine     153
Dynamics of Global Business Teams     189
Globalizing the Young Venture     217
Leveraging China and India for Global Dominance     237
Notes     267
The Authors     279
Index     281
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