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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.

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The traditional business models of biopharmaceuticals companies are under threat. Those who respond fastest to the changes, and reorient themselves to customer needs, will gain an enduring competitive edge.

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Heidrick & Struggles is once again a proud Gold Sponsor of the 2017 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit Oct. 9-11, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

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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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The META approach can be used to spur acceleration at four levels: strategy, organizations, teams, and leaders.

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Learn alongside your customers and strengthen your relationships in the process.

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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.

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Boards increasingly recognize the importance of addressing environmental, social, and governance concerns to ensure long-term success. But they may be overlooking crucial matters of talent that can help to optimize their efforts.

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Only 23 elite organizations from the FT 500—a list of companies with the largest market valuations—met our stringent criteria.

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What enables certain companies to drive growth faster than others? Take our brief self-assessment to learn more about your organization’s ability to outpace competitors.

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By analyzing the performance of elite global organizations, Heidrick & Struggles has identified 4 recipes for success and 39 distinct actions that can accelerate any company’s performance.

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The concept of purpose took center stage at an event dedicated to improving corporate performance and held at the World Economic Forum in Davos on January 19.

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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.

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Heidrick & Struggles was once again a proud gold sponsor of the 2016 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit Oct. 17-19, 2016 in Laguna Niguel, CA.

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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.

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Incremental improvement is not enough to stay ahead of disruptive competitors. Winning requires continual transformation.

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Change and agility have moved from nice-to-haves to critical capabilities for organizational survival. A 'Target Operating Model' can help companies create a clear roadmap for success.

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Organizations can make a positive difference to ineffective performance management systems if they use these guiding principles as part of their redesign.

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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?

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Watch the McKinsey interview with Heidrick & Struggles’ CEO Tracy Wolstencroft on the art and science of leadership in an uncertain world.

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