The urgency of a deeper understanding of the nature and development of leaders who can be effective across multiple contexts and national boundaries has never been more apparent. "The Advances in Global Leadership Series" seeks to contribute to this understanding by presenting original papers by academics, practitioners and consultants actively engaged in global leadership from multiple perspectives. Volume 5 of this series includes chapters on: personality, leadership and globalization; the roles of international experience, experiential learning, and cultural intelligence in developing global leaders; an integrative framework for assessing, coaching and developing global leaders; developing balanced global leadership teams; leadership in strategic alliances; leadership in the Mid-East, Korea and Europe; leadership and environmental scanning; and, ethical leadership. Authors of this title come from China, Ireland, Korea, Singapore, U.K. and USA.
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William H. Mobley is professor of management and advisor on executive education at China Europe International Business School in Shanghai. He is also an experienced executive and management consultant and coach working primarily with executives and leadership teams based in China and the Asia Pacific region. He is the president and managing director of the Shanghai-based Mobley Group Pacific (MGP). MGP focuses on executive assessment for selection and development; executive coaching; organizational design, culture and effectiveness; China business entry and development. He earned his BA degree in psychology and economics from Denison University in the United States and his Ph.D. degree in psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. He has also been awarded honorary degrees from the University of Americans in Pueblo Mexico and the University of Akron and is an honorary professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has served as a visiting professor at National Taiwan University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and as a visiting fellow at Cornell University. He is the author of Employee Turnover: Causes, Consequences and Control (Addison Wesley) and executive editor of Advances in Global Leadership (JAI/Elsevier). He is a registered organizational psychologist and a fellow of APA, APS and the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology. Bill previously served as corporate manager of HR Research and Succession Planning for PPG Industries; as dean of the College of Business Administration and later president of Texas A&M University; as managing director of PDI Asia Pacific; and president of the Global Research Consortia Ltd. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of several companies and foundations in Hong Kong, China and the United States. He is a U.S. representative on the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC).