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A new survey sheds light on the importance of mentoring—what works, what doesn’t, why it matters, and how companies could support it better.
A closer look at the characteristics and behaviors of high-performing companies offers lessons for chemicals players of all kinds.
Mark Livingston speaks with Ashley Haynes, vice president and general manager of global support at GE Digital, about how GE has moved from a traditional industrial company to a digitized one.
To compete for a crucial contract, a services unit at Alstom Transport needed to make transformation sustainable in the long term. Its improvement offers lessons for senior managers in how to secure lasting change.
Rory Singleton speaks with Denzil Samuels about GE’s digital transformation and how the company’s efforts accelerated its growth and performance.
Digital and technological innovations are rapidly changing the competitive landscape. This video showcases how developing greater agility can help your organization weather the storm.
Rory Singleton speaks with Girish Nadkarni, founder of ABB Technology Ventures, on what makes venture groups successful and his recipe for innovation.
The key to a successful transition is preparation. This video interview discusses how to set yourself up for success when considering a move to a new company.
Episode 1: “Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 Minutes” Jamie Page chats with Nick Earle of Hyperloop One—a futuristic transit system described by Elon Musk as a cross between a Concorde jet, a rail gun, and an air hockey table.
Challenge four destructive myths—on how to set strategy, deal with failure, build consensus, and make decisions—to be a better leader.
A wave of bankruptcies looms in the US natural-resources sector. For the unfortunate companies that succumb, restructuring begins with a new slate of directors. The most successful of these will embody seven characteristics.
Dynegy CEO Robert Flexon discusses a culture ‘restart’ that helped restore a once-mighty Houston energy company to the power elite.
Heidrick & Struggles’ research highlights the three skills that belong in any megaproject director’s toolkit and suggests ways that companies can instill them.
Five female automotive executives discuss implications for women aspiring to leadership roles in this transforming industry hard at work on the “car of the future.”
Heidrick and Struggles' second annual survey of multinational executives with responsibility over China operations finds companies remain optimistic about the country’s prospects despite slower growth and heightened competition.
Strong customer strategies arise from strong customer cultures. Leaders can better shape — and sustain — them by adhering to five principles.
Five leadership skills can help oil and gas companies weather the current downturn in oil prices, and transform the energy renaissance of recent years into a global energy reformation.
To create true innovation and unleash productivity, manufacturing company leaders should consider a strategy beyond a focus on process improvement, cost, quality, and delivery that includes a culture change to enhance spirit, performance, and competitiveness.
The manufacturing sector comprises a wide range of industries, techniques and activities. Alongside established industries such as automotive, aerospace, electronics, capital equipment, food, beverages and pharmaceuticals, new industries are beginning to develop based around emerging technologies. These include low carbon, nanotechnology and advanced materials such as composites.
In 2013, as in our previous survey, we wanted to know what senior leaders in the industry see as their top priorities for the coming years, their biggest concerns, and, more specifically, how they view the issues around talent that will be critical for their success.