Being Global is a thoughtful, instructive text on the challenges of leadership in the 21st century, and the bold perspective we must adopt in order to create a future of shared opportunities and shared responsibilities.” William Jefferson Clinton, 42nd President of the United States of America
Leaders in the twenty-first century need to be able to coalesce teams and resources across borders and to listen with humility to ideas and solutions from other leaders from around the world, because they face global challenges like we’ve never faced before. The experiences accumulated at Thunderbird and highlighted in this important book provide unique insights as to how those leaders can be developed.” José María Figueres, former President of Costa Rica
After forty years engaging with global leaders in shaping the global agenda, it is clear that global leadership is not an innate trait but the result of a long journey of personal learning and growth. The world needs more global leaders ready to connect, create, and contribute’, and Being Global should serve as a perfect guide to jump-start the journey.” Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
Having the mind-set to work across the worldwith all of its ambiguitiesrequires real personal passion. Being Global captures that spirit by describing the art and the effort of listening, thinking, and acting to make a real difference in this complex world. This is a book for anyone developing his or her own passion for going global’.” Bob Dudley, CEO, BP
The world may be flat, but the road to the global marketplace is filled with potholes. Cabrera and Unruh provide the road map and driving instructions to make the journey a success.” Craig Barrett, retired CEO and Chairman, Intel Corporation
About the Author
Ángel Cabrera is president of Thunderbird School of Global Management, which is widely recognized as the number one school in the international business field, and president-elect of George Mason University. The World Economic Forum designated Dr. Cabrera a "Young Global Leader” and named him chairman of its Global Agenda Council on Entrepreneurship. Gregory Unruh is a professor of global business at Thunderbird School of Global Management and director of the school’s Lincoln Center for Ethics in Global Management. He is the author of numerous articles and books.