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The Future of European Business Leadership (2006)

Manfred Kets de Vries, Konstantin Korotov

"What are the challenges of European leaders?"

This article explores the challenges of European leaders. As illustrated by Nestle's experience with Perrier, running a global business is no easy task. Balancing the interests of a culturally diverse and often fiercely patriotic workforce is just one of the many challenges that await aspiring European leaders.

European Business Forum, 2006

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