If communication is the critical management skill, why do we cloud our meaning with empty ‘management jargon’?
Anne-Liisa Palmu is the former Head of Legal Affairs at Nokia Mobile Phones. She spent 17 years at Nokia and witnessed the rapid growth years as part of Nokia’s top management. Today, she is an entrepreneur, author and lecturer.
Lars G. Nordstöm is Chairman of the Board of the power company Vattenfall and Board Member of the shipping company Viking Line and the financial group Nordea Bank, among other positions he holds. He retired as President and Group CEO of the postal company Posten Norden (now PostNord) in 2011.
After a long and successful career guiding your company to glittering new heights, it is time to pass the reins to your successor. So why is it so hard to let go?
Expatriate assignments have gotten shorter. On the other hand various types of shorter international assignments and business travel have increased. This new situation comes with its own challenges.