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Developing a specific mix of leadership and organizational acumen among senior leaders is crucial to accelerating organizations’ digital transformation.

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New CEOs often struggle to hit the ground running. Executives who follow five steps can accelerate their progress toward becoming effective leaders of their organization.

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Using data to advance the business agenda has become a strategic priority, but protecting consumer privacy is a growing concern. The roles of chief data officer and chief privacy officer are evolving and sometimes converging to meet the challenge.

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Heidrick & Struggles’ survey of senior executives in healthcare and life sciences reveals top drivers of disruption and potential solutions.

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In this podcast, Doug Jackson, former CEO of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), discusses his 35 years within the Coca-Cola system and his journey as a leader, including his friendship with Nelson Mandela and the leadership lessons he learned from him.

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Excerpt based on material that originally appeared in the book Goliath’s Revenge.

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In an increasingly knowledge-based economy, talented people are ever more central to strategy. To stay ahead of the competition, CEOs must align the insights and interests of highly skilled experts with the goals of the organization.

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As companies become ever more enabled by technology, finding executives with the right digital experience gets more complicated. To determine the type of leadership needed for their digital journey, companies should start by asking themselves a few key questions.

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In this podcast, Andrew Bester, CEO of The Co-operative Bank, discusses the challenges the consumer banking sector faces in a digital world and the steps The Co-op Bank is taking to overcome them, always putting customers first.

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To remain competitive and capture buy-side investments, sell-side brokers need to provide tailored offerings and a differentiated experience.

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In this podcast, Pradip Patiath, senior partner at McKinsey & Company, discusses how innovation and digitalization are changing the insurance sector and how insurance companies must evolve to meet consumer demands.

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This landmark report offers an overview of the case for inclusion of people with disabilities not only in the workforce but also in executive leadership roles. By recognizing the unique challenges faced by leaders with disabilities, organizations can build more comprehensive diversity policies to create an inclusive environment for all employees.

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In this podcast, Brett Gosper, CEO of World Rugby, discusses the company’s organizational and branding transformation and the important role that sports play in society.

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Following in-depth interviews with prominent CMOs, we found that it’s more important than ever for financial services firms to make a connection with clients as technology continues to disrupt traditional marketing techniques.

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With a few changes, any team can increase its speed and effectiveness.

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In this podcast, Piet Coelewij, CEO of Wehkamp, discusses the company’s transformation into a full e-commerce business and how having the right talent and culture in place has been key to its success.

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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.

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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.

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Leaders of accelerating organizations think and act differently. These eight mind-sets distinguish the best from the rest.

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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.

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