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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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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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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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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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Prospective employers and their executive search partners look beyond experience and skills for the qualities that speak to who you are. Here are four qualities that stand out as key differentiators.

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Heidrick & Struggles announces the acquisition of Co Company, a London-based advisory boutique specializing in leadership and organizational development.

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Seven actionable ideas for realizing hard, tangible business benefit from investment in leadership development

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When it comes to talent, entrepreneurial and smaller companies have little room for error. With lean staffs and sobering failure rates, every hire is critical – none more so than executives with large company experience. With such executives increasingly seeking the challenges of small-company life – and small companies needing their experience in order to scale – hiring managers must make sure

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Heidrick & Struggles is proud to participate for the seventh year as a strategic partner of The World Economic Forum. We closely identify with the Forum's mission of improving the state of the world and contribute by sharing unparalleled insight into the leadership issues facing organizations throughout the world.

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Consumer spending in Asia is expected to grow exponentially, much of it driven by a new generation of online shoppers. The number of people connected to the Internet around the world has grown from 1% of the global population in 1995 to 40% last year. By the end of this year, some 3 billion people will be online. Half of them will be in Asia.

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Sharply rising demand for compliance talent, the absence of a clear career path in the discipline, and greater need for compliance executives with leadership and influencing skills are creating difficult challenges for organizations seeking to identify and retain talent in a world of increasing regulation.

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The banking crisis taught leaders many lessons about the need to rebuild and maintain trust. Evaluate your organization's level of unmanaged risk through this simple five question test.

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To gain an insider perspective on the rapidly changing business models confronting Australian companies today, we invited some of our most forward-thinking business leaders to discuss the role played by corporate culture in individual, team and organisational effectiveness.

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Introvert or extrovert: The age-old debate never seems to go away. Which are you? And which is better, particularly for advancing your career?

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Advice about how to secure a position at a new company is plentiful, but little has been said about how to leave your current company the right way. How you handle the transition can have an enormous impact on how you are subsequently viewed – not only in your former company, but throughout your industry and beyond.

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