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Global Copetence: a white paper

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Global Competence: A White Paper

by Diana K. Rowland

Did you ever wonder what competencies you need to be successful in the international arena? Did you ever wonder why you need global competencies? This short, practical white paper answers these questions. It guides you through 23 essential competencies, both those with an inward focus and those with an outward focus. These skills supply you with the ability not just to survive working with other cultures, but to thrive!

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