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High-value companies have boards that are aligned with the organization’s strategy and help accelerate performance.

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We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Decision Strategies International

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Learn the practices that separate high-performing from underachieving teams — and how to master them.

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A look at the CHRO experiences of two energy companies suggests that CHROs who take an analytical and strategic approach are most effective.

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

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Poor execution, an inability to effect change, and a lack of agility could be derailing your team’s performance.

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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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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.

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Heidrick & Struggles’ survey of operating executives in the private equity sector highlights recent compensation data and trends across North America.

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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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A leading designer explains how “design thinking” can help executives understand their customers and bring innovation to products and services.

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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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The transition from Soviet communism created a generation of leaders comfortable with economic turmoil and uncertainty—useful skills for managers everywhere.

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Few leaders understand the perils of coping with a world in flux better than US presidents.

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A documentary filmmaker and a panel of technology executives discuss the challenge of achieving gender diversity in the computer science industry.

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