Global Leadership: Research, Practice, and Development

Global Leadership

Published by Routledge, this is the first book to review the theoretical, empirical and conceptual literature on global literature and to analyze what the research findings mean for global managers. The book defines the skill set that global managers need to be successful and presents a critical analysis of the training and development of global leaders of the future.

The Challenge of Developing Global Leadership

The Challenge of Developing Global Leadership

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Research Mission

The center promotes cutting-edge research via scholars in residence, research fellows, symposia, best article and best dissertation awards, and bibliographic resources for global leadership scholars. GLAC also serves as a repository for all available literature on global leadership.

GLAC creates an annual bibliography or Global Leadership Reading List to aid researchers and students. If you have published something that we missed, please let us know at

Best Global Leadership Research Awards

GLAC has two annual research competitions - Best Global Leadership Article and Best Global Leadership Dissertation. The submission deadline is the December 31st of each year, and the winning article and dissertation receive a $1500 prize. Details are found in the Call for Submissions for research completed/published in 2014.

GLAC Faculty Research

Listing of research publications by the GLAC Faculty related to global leadership.

Global Scholar-in-Residence

Professors from other universities spend research sabbaticals or short-term periods working with SJSU faculty and GLAC.

GLAC Research Fellow

Professors affiliated with other universities and organizations participate in GLAC research projects and programs.

Research Symposia

Lucas Global Leadership Symposium - Global Competencies Symposium
Lucas Global Leadership Symposium - GLAC-IGIM Global Change Symposium                                                  
Global Skill Development Symposium (2009)