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While gender diversity on large-cap Australian boards is approaching the AICD’s goal of 30% female representation, small-cap boards are lagging.
More than 38% of all independent board seats filled by Fortune 500 companies in 2017 went to women. That’s the largest percentage of new female directors since we began tracking the figure in 2009—yet progress remains slow.
Heidrick & Struggles’ Journey to the Top leadership forum in Shanghai, China, brought together female leaders from major international life sciences companies to explore the path to leadership for aspiring women.
Future-proofing business success involves maximizing the benefits of creative destruction and addressing five key challenges.
Four senior leaders share their insights and experiences on work—and life—after moving on from their high-profile roles.
Interviews with more than 50 Australian investors provide a candid view of investors’ perceived gaps in board performance as well as a template for how boards can improve.
Executives who view small changes in isolation risk missing their much larger potential for global impact.
Heidrick & Struggles expands our annual analysis of incoming board directors to Europe, tracking industry experience and diversity in gender and nationality in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom.
The view from the C-suite still looks nothing like the diverse world outside, so how can leaders address this?
The first step on the path to organizational change may be as simple as asking, “Why do we do it that way?”
The blockbuster film excels at depicting women of color in positions of authority, presenting a welcome new narrative of representation and empowerment still lacking in many corporations. By addressing some key issues at play, hiring managers can help to effect change.
Heidrick & Struggles is proud sponsor of the Changeboard Future Talent Conference 2018, taking place at The Royal Geographic Society in London on March 22, 2018.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, leaders should consider taking these simple steps to champion change and promote gender parity in their organizations.
Ensure a smoother transition and increase your chances of success in your new role. Here’s how.
In our latest podcast, Jørn Lyseggen, founder and CEO of Meltwater, discusses the power of digital data to dramatically speed up decision making for businesses.
Achieving gender parity in the upper echelons of the European financial services sector is proving difficult. One particularly effective tactic—individual sponsorship—is often overlooked.
Nonprofit organizations and associations play a critical role in society. A survey of their board members identifies a number of strengths—and one glaring weakness.
Here’s an exercise any team can go through to evaluate its level of support and challenge and get better.
Camber Outdoors’ “CEO Pledge” is helping companies improve outcomes for women in the outdoor industry. Learn more in our interviews with the current or former CEOs of Brooks Running Company, Burton Snowboards, CamelBak, and REI.
In this interview, the former outfielder discusses coming out publicly after leaving the sport, his role as MLB’s ambassador of inclusion, and the lessons that could help companies with their efforts to foster and promote diversity.