The primary competitive advantage that firms have today is the perspective, outlook, and commitment of their management leaders. International Management Leadership helps you develop the leadership skills that will enable your firm to stay competitive in today's global business environment. From the necessary international perspective, this book provides you with the information you need to understand the competitive factors that distinguish one firm from another and to recognize the determinants of success. Giving you formats and outlines and a fresh perspective of your work, your organization, and yourself, International Management Leadership is much more practical than other management textbooks.You'll learn how to help make your company more effective in the arena of international management leadership as you read about: * requirements of and special demands on international managers * managerial leadership in the era of knowledge * strategic leadership and implementation of strategy * management as a fulfillment of purpose * leadership of conflict management * transformational leadership * team leadershipWhether you're an individual involved in a management training program, a management consultant, an executive manager, or a student of international management or business, you'll appreciate this book's take on the competitive factors of leadership in international business today. As a textbook, International Management Leadership provides students with a broad perspective on the practice of managerial leadership and organizational life in the global arena--bringing examples to life and going far beyond what is needed to simply pass a course.