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The COVID-19 crisis underscores the need for leaders at all kinds of organizations to avoid blame and lead with adaptability, resilience, learning, and foresight.

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Through the COVID-19 crisis and after, leaders who can disrupt and challenge successfully can be important sources of organizational resilience.

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An authentic and resilient culture is helping some companies navigate the coronavirus crisis. Here is what all companies can do now to build—or maintain—a thriving culture.

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In this podcast, Matthieu Seguin, general manager at Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company Nigeria, shares his insights on leading an organizational transformation by changing the culture and reversing complexity to drive growth.

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This new decade for businesses will be defined by leaders who can balance financial gains with sustainable actions. How can companies make the shift?

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Putting mind-set shifts at the core of a transformation initiative helped a US restaurant chain successfully improve performance across 550 locations.

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Interviews with 20 leading CHROs in the energy industry highlight how senior human resources leaders are meeting new challenges and helping to create real business value in a disrupted industry.

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The role of the board is evolving in Europe amid digital disruption, socioeconomic volatility, and increased scrutiny of board makeup and accountability. According to our recent survey, boards of the future will be expected to take a more active lead in steering their companies on issues such as embedding a purpose-driven culture, corporate reputation, and long-term value creation.

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What’s most often missing when leaders develop and implement new strategies? Mind-set change at every level of the organization. A few fundamental tactics can help leaders create lasting mind-set shifts to accelerate growth.

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This year’s summit brought together more than 1,500 HR and business leaders to discuss some of the most pressing issues facing organizations and their workforces: leading with purpose, changing culture, the role of technology, and employee well-being.

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Many companies struggle to find and keep a strong CIO. Are they asking too much, or have they not put in place the culture, organizational structure, and executive support to help their CIO succeed?

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In this podcast, Lloyd Pitchford, CFO of Experian, discusses how digital disruption is changing the role of finance and shares his advice on how companies can help ensure long-term success.

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Heidrick & Struggles’ third annual survey of senior executives in healthcare and life sciences reveals unrelenting disruption in the sector and highlights the tactics they are undertaking to help their companies thrive.

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In this podcast, Cathy Smith, former CFO of Target Corporation, discusses her role in the company’s successful digital transformation and shares her vision for the future of the finance function.

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Companies that excel at simplicity throughout their organizations continuously and repeatedly seek to kill complexity in four key areas: strategy, operating model, culture, and activity.

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In this podcast, Uwe Raschke, board member of Robert Bosch and CEO and chairman of BSH, Bosch Siemens Home Appliances, shares his perspective on agility, purposeful leadership, and the keys to a successful business transformation.

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In this podcast, Jeff Wong, global chief innovation officer at EY, discusses the company’s innovation ecosystem and the importance of investing in not just technology but also people to succeed in a disruptive environment.

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Digitally mature organizations recognize that people and culture matter as much as technology when it comes to leading a successful digital transformation. Here are four guiding principles for embedding a digital mind-set.

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In this podcast, Alessia Sterpetti, head of open innovation and the Idea Factory at Enel, discusses the company’s bold initiative to generate innovative solutions to business challenges and the shift to an entrepreneurial culture.

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When preparing for volatility, private equity firms should not forget to assess whether their portfolio company leadership teams have the right capabilities to weather the storm.

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