How would you answer these questions?
Q.1Have your so-called “global training consultants” visited international sites of your company’s?
Q.2Aren’t your training materials based on the models and data researched about non-Japanese employees of non-Japanese companies by non-Japanese researchers?
Q.3Do your training materials contain field information about the overseas sites of your company’s?
Q.4Aren’t you in reality ending up leaving everything* to external consultants and sales of training vendors?
* crosscultural issues unique to your overseas operations, concrete profile of mindset and behaviors your global staff needs and your vision for global management strategy
Q.5Which is more effective – global training in Japan or outside Japan?
Real, live field information is what is needed and critically lacking in Global Training in Japanese corporations.