The world is shrinking. The corporate world even more so. The economies across the globe are rapidly integrating into a mega world economy. In this era of strategic alliances, joint ventures and unpredictable market conditions, cross-cultural capabilities and visionary leadership are perquisites for corporate worldwide. Clearly, the need of the hour is leaders with a global perspective on economic, technological, cultural and political interfaces with business. A prerequisite of leadership is to look beyond the present. To be an innovator in business or a stimulant of change in society, you need to extend sight beyond your current knowledge and capabilities..