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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.
Combining purposeful leadership and broad engagement helps leaders shape their company’s culture — instead of allowing the culture to shape the company.
Learn the practices that separate high-performing from underachieving teams — and how to master them.
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.
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.
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.
The META approach can be used to spur acceleration at four levels: strategy, organizations, teams, and leaders.
In business, how fast is fast enough? The authors of the book Accelerating Performance delve into a research-based method for determining the optimal metabolism for your organization.
Poor execution, an inability to effect change, and a lack of agility could be derailing your team’s performance.
Only 23 elite organizations from the FT 500—a list of companies with the largest market valuations—met our stringent criteria.
Don’t just ask whether an individual is qualified to be on a board but also whether the mix of people on the board is right for your company.
Heidrick & Struggles is proud to participate for the 10th year as a strategic partner of The World Economic Forum’s 2017 Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. The theme of this year’s Annual Meeting, “Responsive and Responsible Leadership”, aligns with our purpose: We Help Our Clients Change The World, One Leadership Team at a Time.
Disruption is here to stay, and many companies are failing to keep pace. A multiyear research effort highlights ways companies, teams, and leaders can mobilize, execute, and transform with agility.
A new book discusses how leaders succeed in today's unpredictable markets and shifting operating environments.
Boards can secure valuable competitive advantage by addressing the factors that speed up, or delay, organizational performance at each stage of a merger or acquisition.
For many financial-services organizations, rebuilding trust with customers will require a focus on culture—not just compliance. Two forward-looking banks are leading the way.
The divergent experiences of two banks illustrate the importance of organizational agility and serve as a cautionary reminder that, whatever the industry, pace decides the winners.
High-achieving teams enjoy a significant boost in performance over under-achieving teams. Here’s how they do it.
Employee engagement matters, but is too high a focus on whether employees are happy distracting leaders from such other important growth drivers as organizational performance and health?