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Top Companies Seek Multilingual Global Leaders

“English is currently perceived as the predominant language of business throughout the world,” said Sandi Edwards, Senior Vice President for AMA Enterprise, a specialized division of American Management Association that provides assessment, measurement and tailored learning solutions to organizations.

“This is a trend to watch. There is an emerging realization that English may not be the exclusive business language in the future. And forward-thinking organizations clearly see the value of the multilingual leader and look for greater language proficiency in their global leadership candidates.”

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