Realigning Executive Development and Succession Planning Systems: Meeting the Management Needs of “Global Organizations in the 1990s”

  • James D. Portwood
  • Mohamed A. S. Latib
  • Michael Timmons


The last decade has been a time of unprecedented upheaval in the international business arena. Industrial systems in many countries around the world have experienced considerable growth and diversification, giving rise to both new markets and new competitors in many areas. In addition, shifting conditions have put considerable pressure on existing national and multinational firms. This presessure has forced them to develop new strategies and corporate structures to maintain (or attain) a viable competitive position (Aggarwal, 1989).


Management Team Entrepreneurial Orientation Business Unit International Business Study Global Organization 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • James D. Portwood
    • 1
  • Mohamed A. S. Latib
    • 2
  • Michael Timmons
    • 3
  1. 1.Broad and MontgomeryTemple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Philadelphia College of Textiles and SciencePhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Dominion Textile Inc.MontrealCanada

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