Author Archives: The GlobalEnglish Analyst Team

It’s the Journey, not the Destination

In 2011 GlobalEnglish launches The Business English Index to Track Global Communication Progress Businesses around the globe agree that developing employees’ Business English skills is a bottom-line necessity, yet the recently launched Business English Index (BEI) demonstrates there is still … Continue reading

Posted in Being effective globally, Business English, English Communication & Language Skills, Global organizational performance, Global Trends | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Is Your Organization Multinational or Global?

In Global Business, it’s more than just semantics! Michael Porter, the highly acclaimed Harvard Business School professor, was one of the first scholars to define the differences between a “Multinational Company” and a “Global” company. In Competitive Advantage of Nations … Continue reading

Posted in Being effective globally, Global Trends | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The 21st Century Talent Crisis Irony

Can your Global Organization find Plenty of Workers, but still have a Shortage of Talent? It has been a difficult few years for business. Global financial crises, recessions, energy price spikes and currency swings have made it one of the most … Continue reading

Posted in Building a 21st Century Workforce, Employee productivity, Enterprise productivity & performance, Global talent management strategies, Workforce Management & Performance | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cultural Imperialism or Economic Reality?

Why not GlobalMandarin or GlobalSpanish? At GlobalEnglish, we’re often asked if we will be rolling out solutions for Mandarin, or even Spanish.  After all, only one twentieth of the world’s population speaks English as their native language.  Mandarin has more … Continue reading

Posted in Business English, English Communication & Language Skills, Enterprise Fluency, Global Trends, GlobalEnglish Corporation, The GlobalEnglish Story | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mission: Very Possible

Embracing and Profiting from The Remarkable Convergence of Globalization Through English as a Common Business Language Even though there are only 300 million native English speakers on the planet, more than one in four humans actually speaks English, and that … Continue reading

Posted in Being effective globally, Enterprise Fluency, Global Trends, GlobalEnglish Corporation, The GlobalEnglish Story | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment