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It's common to hear about a company moving or expanding into other country, but we probably don't think often enough about the global economy potential opportunities. It's time to start taking notice. Globalization is creating opportunities specifically for training and performance improvement professionals.
A global reach
Companies have gone outside the United States to find bright new markets for products and services. One reason is that economic development, especially in China and India, can generate higher returns than are possible in North America.
As those enterprises expand, they must localize their products to succeed in their new markets, and they must prepare their U.S. workers for interactions with non-U.S, clients and co-workers. To do so, a company typically employs a combination of local and international training staff. For example, product training groups in transnational organizations tend to have …