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Quirky, Surprising Facts Emerge From Global Mindset Research

Date Added: Aug 2009
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Women outscore men in their passion for diversity. But men surpass women in most other categories of global mindset, researchers at Thunderbird School of Global Management said Aug. 8 in Chicago at the world's largest annual gathering of management scholars. Other factors besides gender that help predict a person's global mindset include time spent abroad, foreign language proficiency, age, company size and job level. But Thunderbird Professor Mansour Javidan, Ph.D., said the way these factors correlate to global mindset is sometimes surprising, perplexing and counter-intuitive.