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Forcing organizational change from on high rarely works. Corporate transformations work best when leaders identify the relevant issues but then let their frontline workers find the answers.

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Rory Singleton speaks with Ian Rhodes, CEO of McLaren Applied Technologies, about the company’s cutting-edge technologies for the automotive and racing industries—and how they’re sparking innovation in the sector.

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Many companies are pursuing disruption or expansion into new industries or geographies as the keys to better performance, but our research has found that what matters more is making sense of changes in your current environment.

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Your strategy may be brilliant, but without the involvement, support, and creativity of your frontline workers, it’s likely to go nowhere fast.

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Heidrick & Struggles’ survey of more than 500 executives in asset management distribution provides insights into hiring trends, recruiting strategies, diversity, and retention in the industry.

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Heidrick & Struggles’ inaugural survey of private capital professionals in the Nordic region highlights recent compensation data and trends.

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A study of the leadership styles of more than 500 legal professionals can help general counsels better understand the dynamics of the C-suite—and become more effective leaders.

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New research highlights four ways that investment managers can speed up their organizational metabolism to become more competitive.

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A Heidrick & Struggles survey collects the advice of more than 700 human resources officers and transitioning executives on how best to move into a new role.

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Private equity professionals looking to maximize returns are outmaneuvering competitors by reducing time to value in their portfolios at each stage of the investment cycle. Bain Capital’s experience demonstrates how fund managers can accelerate the performance of their portfolio companies.

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The European-born CEO of China’s leading tissue manufacturer discusses the changing nature of competition in the region and describes how learning to lead through trust and authenticity proved to be a personal turning point.

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In its latest annual analysis, The Conference Board, in collaboration with Heidrick & Struggles, tracks key trends in CEO succession practices at S&P 500 companies.

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Rory Singleton speaks with Denzil Samuels about GE’s digital transformation and how the company’s efforts accelerated its growth and performance.

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There is no need to be paralyzed by uncertainty as the business environment evolves. Instead, we suggest a fast, but low-risk way of adapting to change.

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Digital and technological innovations are rapidly changing the competitive landscape. This video showcases how developing greater agility can help your organization weather the storm.

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The competitive balance in Asia Pacific appears to be shifting, yet fewer than half of the senior executives there say their companies are prepared. A survey explores how the region’s businesses can better mobilize, execute, and transform with agility.

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Heidrick & Struggles sponsors the 23rd Annual Stanford Directors’ College in conjunction with the Stanford Law School.

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In 2016, Fortune 500 boards, which filled a record number of seats, made strides toward greater diversity, appointing more Hispanic directors than ever. But women directors lost ground. Learn more about the latest trends in board composition and experience in this year’s Board Monitor.

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Successful education CEOs focus on business strategy as well as helping schools and students, yet a survey finds that this leadership style is rare. Companies must develop it internally or search elsewhere.

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Which companies have best met the unexpected challenges of this past year and outpaced their competitors? In this latest analysis, Heidrick & Struggles has identified 25 such superaccelerators—14 returning and 11 new to the list.

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