The recent press has been full of news about the downdraft in China’s stock market. While there are a number of valid fundamental financial issues that have been cited as reasons, there is another that has only been vaguely alluded to. I’m referring to the role that China’s government has played in both the rise and fall in its stock market.
Organizational culture has become a “hot” topic as leaders realize its impact on business, employee engagement, talent development, retention and more. In fact, being a good or poor cultural “fit” is among the top reasons employees give for leaving an organization – along with limited advancement opportunities and lack of rapport with an immediate supervisor. How well a candidate “fits” into an organization or team culture is also high on the list of qualities hiring managers look for when bringing on new employees.
Our mission at LFGSM is to provide the best business management education possible. Academically, we strive to set our students up with a broad knowledge base in the areas that are critical for today’s evolving business environment which, in turn, can be applied in a variety of professional settings. Often times, through programs like Global Focus and, most recently, a U.S.-based corporate partnership, students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in real-world scenarios requiring the application of the leadership, management and analytical skills acquired at LFGSM.