Kirstin Furber sets a single strategy then allows regional teams to bring their own ideas to the table, finds Ben Walker
The key to making a worldwide business a success is to allow local offices to find their own way to global goals.
That is the view of BBC Worldwide’s head of people Kirstin Furber.
In an extract of a major exclusive interview to be published in the December issue of Dialogue, Furber reveals the HR secrets of success for leading a global business.
BBC Worldwide – the global commercial arm of the UK’s public service broadcaster, the BBC – does business in over 200 territories, with annual sales of over £1 billion. It returned a record £226.5m to the BBC in 2014/15.
You can hear an extract of Furber’s conversation with Dialogue editor Ben Walker here…