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The CEO of Grant Thornton LLP describes how the accounting firm transformed its culture to empower its employees, better meet clients’ needs, and become an employer of choice.

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By starting with a clear-eyed view of where a company’s culture is, senior executives can better articulate what it could be—and spark the sorts of frank management conversations that help link culture to commercial business goals.

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A frontline team helped a 100-year-old furniture manufacturer overcome its quality issues—and an ingrained aversion to change.

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By changing the mind-sets of its frontline staff, a Fortune 100 company was able to liberate itself from the shackles of information technology.

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The top investor organizations are upping their game when it comes to top talent. Here’s how.

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Good things happen when companies view employees as active advocates and participants of change programs—and not merely as the target of changes delivered from “on high.”

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Forcing organizational change from on high rarely works. Corporate transformations work best when leaders identify the relevant issues but then let their frontline workers find the answers.

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New research highlights four ways that investment managers can speed up their organizational metabolism to become more competitive.

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The competitive balance in Asia Pacific appears to be shifting, yet fewer than half of the senior executives there say their companies are prepared. A survey explores how the region’s businesses can better mobilize, execute, and transform with agility.

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Our discussion with executives from Facebook, LinkedIn, and Salesforce highlights the ways in which data analytics is transforming human resources.

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How can a strong company culture make organizations more effective in a VUCA environment? Brig. Gen. Bernard Banks shares insights and lessons learned from the military and the private sector.

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A joint Forrester/Heidrick & Struggles survey of customer service (CX) professionals and chief marketing officers examines how to work across the organization to make customers the main focus.

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Domestic Chinese companies are often held back by their lack of HR savvy. By identifying HR challenges, local firms and multinationals can put themselves firmly on the road to success.

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Shakespeare’s literary and economic success depended more on business-model innovation and collaboration than most contemporary readers imagine, explains noted scholar James Shapiro.

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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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Too often, boards of directors neglect the impact of talent strategy on corporate health. Asking the right questions can help ensure sufficient leadership competencies and smooth transitions.

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In this Boardroom Briefing, we examine what it will take for companies, boards, search professionals, CHROs and the educational sector to ensure that every opportunity is taken to enrich and develop the talent pipeline with women leaders.

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Persuasive and charismatic leaders may drive strategies that achieve remarkable results in the short term. But unless change is embedded in the fabric of the business, it won’t endure.

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The Taiwan Stock Exchange Corp. is taking steps to improve board governance among listed companies.

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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.

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