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In this podcast episode, Rainer Baumann, managing director for Head Group Digital and Information at Swiss Re, discusses the importance of organizational agility—and the steps to help develop it—to survive in today’s VUCA world.
A survey by Heidrick & Struggles reveals top drivers of disruption in the industry: anticipated threats are top of mind for healthcare and life sciences senior executives.
Leaders of accelerating organizations think and act differently. These eight mind-sets distinguish the best from the rest.
Heidrick & Struggles celebrates 19 companies that met the stringent qualifications to be named superaccelerators in 2018. This year’s list is marked by both high turnover and increasing global reach.
Download our on-demand webinar to hear a live case study on how Merck, a leading healthcare and life science company, strengthened their leadership pipeline and developed an agile team of high-performing executives.
Future-proofing business success involves maximizing the benefits of creative destruction and addressing five key challenges.
For directors, an understanding of leadership styles can enrich judgments and discussions about CEO performance, CEO candidates, and the kind of leadership needed in specific business situations.
In this podcast episode, NiQ Lai, chief operating officer of Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN), discusses how striking the right balance between fulfilling the company’s purpose and achieving bottom-line results led to the company’s expeditious growth.
The first step on the path to organizational change may be as simple as asking, “Why do we do it that way?”
Insurance companies are underestimating the scope and pace of digital disruption in their industry. Finding the right digital talent and capabilities will be key to meeting customer expectations and capturing the full value of digital.
The rising generation of life sciences executives in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden will take the helm at a time of great opportunity and even greater challenges for the industry. Will they be up to the job?
Improve the quality of your organization's leadership by focusing on the four factors that correlate with superior business results.
A study of the leadership styles of more than 500 legal professionals can help general counsels better understand the dynamics of the C-suite—and become more effective leaders.
The META approach can be used to spur acceleration at four levels: strategy, organizations, teams, and leaders.
A survey finds that two leadership styles dominate the industry in Europe, suggesting that many PE firms are at higher risk of insular thinking, and potentially, poorer investment decisions.
A new book discusses how leaders succeed in today's unpredictable markets and shifting operating environments.
The best nominating committees look beyond traditional pools of talent, astutely assess candidate readiness, and thoroughly prepare to defend nominees’ business and cultural fit with the entire board.
Companies need more leaders who cultivate foresight, courage, resilience, and openness to diverse views.
Smart leaders shape their company’s culture — instead of allowing the culture to shape the company.
Incremental improvement is not enough to stay ahead of disruptive competitors. Winning requires continual transformation.