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Last Thursday (14/03), located in Hall Building C, Faculty of Economics and Business, a Guest Lecturer Lecture event with the theme Global Leadership. On this occasion, the International Office presented Professor Robert Evans as the International Dean of the Curtin University Faculty of Business and Law as a speaker. This event received a positive response from students, especially FEB students. This was evidenced by the large number of participants who attended this event.

In line with the theme, Professor Robert delivered material about Global Leadership to the audience. On that occasion, he explained how leadership and management differ from various aspects. In order to provide an in-depth explanation regarding Global Leadership, Professor Robert also explained the various challenges in Global Leadership. Based on his presentation, there are at least 7 things that become challenges in managing global leadership, one of which is cultural differences.

To support his presentation, Professor Robert gave an excerpt of how Sundar Pichai as the CEO of Google carries out his global leadership. By showing the video, it is able to provide an overview to the audience about the key to success in becoming a global leader.

One thing that is synonymous with global leadership is the factor of cultural differences. Regarding cultural differences, he tried to compare Indonesian culture with Australia based on the cultural framework according to Hofstede. Referring to the material given by Professor Robert, we can see that Indonesia and Australia have very distinctive cultures.