Think Global People Winter 2021 issue – out now!

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In this issue:

Cementing relations with the Asia-Pacific region at the heart of UK trade growth'Go West, young man' used to be the exhortation. Fast forward a couple of centuries and the priority these days appears to be 'Look East, mature democracies', as youthful Asian economies begin to flex their muscles once more. David Sapsted expores UK trade deal potential in the Asia-Pacific region.Remote Working: Implications for Talent Management and Global TeamsHome and remote working are becoming increasingly common as requirements to socially distance, stay at home and undertake only essential travel become more prevalent as responses to reduce the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr Sue Shortland reports on the implications for managing mobile talent and facilitating successful global teams.Paris as a growing financial centre – what are the education options?The uncertainty over Brexit has led around 100 financial services companies to relocate from London to Paris, with some setting up new headquarters there and others setting up satellite offices initially. The movers include asset manager, insurance companies and banks. Marianne Curphey explores what education options are available. Managing Employee Engagement During the PandemicHuman resource managers have noted the importance of employee engagement in raising organisational performance for many years. During the tough economic times associated with the current pandemic, maintaining and even raising employee engagement takes on increased significance. Dr Sue Shortland explains the concept of engagement and how it can be fostered in the environment of home working.Think WomenCelebrate International Women’s Day at our virtual event on 5 March.Focusing on the family: Policy issues in the Covid-19 eraAs the Covid-19 pandemic enters its third wave, many expatriate families are looking to repatriate when they can but there are still international relocations being planned which involve outbound family mobility. Educational, dual career, well-being and adjustment training issues remain significant to the success of global relocation exercises as well as to effective repatriation. Dr Sue Shortland examines global mobility policy actions in the context of the pandemic.Supporting teenagers and raising global citizensMarianne Curphey explores how parents & schools support can teenagers during the pandemic - and manage the disruption to their schooling & social life.Awards 2021When we refreshed the Award categories for 2020, introducing categories to align with Think Global People, little did we know how fortuitous that would be. Now in 2021 we have the opportunity to celebrate and showcase the exceptional achievements of organisations and individuals who have used the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic to re-examine their business model or generate new products and services.What parents want from international schools in a pandemicInternational schools provide relocating families and their children with a seamless curriculum wherever their assignment takes them. But how is the pandemic impacting parents choices, now and in future? Ruth Holmes investigates. 

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