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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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As CEOs and boards seek executives who can help their companies meet the increasing range of cyberthreats, they should be sure they are starting with the right questions and develop their own unique model.

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In this podcast, Adrian O’Connor, former regional chief financial officer of Prudential Corporation Asia, discusses financial growth and disruption in the insurance industry and how technology is evolving the role of the CFO.

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Moving from start-up to established company is not an easy transition. Finding the right leaders typically requires moving beyond the start-up comfort zone. Two principles can help.

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To find the leadership team best fit for the new organization—from day one—companies need to perform the same level of due diligence as they do for other strategic matters during a merger or acquisition.

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In an industry where progress on diversity and inclusion has been fitful and uneven, a handful of companies are leading the way. How? By putting inclusion first and making it a business priority.

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In this podcast, Rainer Hundsdörfer, CEO of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, discusses the importance of China’s manufacturing industry for the company’s competitiveness and how doing business in China differs from operating in the Western world.

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Companies face a unique mix of cultural and strategic set of challenges in undertaking digital transformations to meet changing consumer demands and emerging digital competitors. Addressing these challenges starts with defining a clear digital ambition and the role talent plays in making it successful.

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Growing demand for expertise in artificial intelligence means that companies are vying for a small pool of available talent—and female AI specialists are especially rare. By taking concrete steps, companies can reduce the gender gap and get the talent they need.

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Organizations that find the right digital talent and align their transformation with local conditions and their business strategy will have the edge in the APAC region.

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Corporate leaders are in a quandary: feeling stuck by the lack of significant D&I progress despite meaningful investment and uncertain what to do next. What’s needed? An innovative approach to getting unstuck and gaining traction, driven by hard business considerations that will accelerate corporate performance.

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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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More and more fintechs are seeking COOs, but figuring out who’s right for the role is harder than it seems.

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This year’s conference speakers discussed the interplay between humanity and technology, advising leaders to cultivate lifelong learning, establish a growth mind-set, and continue to develop their workforce to keep pace with emerging technology.

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A series of panel discussions at the annual conference focused on issues of cybersecurity and trust, the importance of having the right talent in the right places, leading complex organizations, and the increasing services trade, among other pressing topics for academic, corporate, and governmental leaders.

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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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The role of the CHRO is changing fast. We offer five lessons from some of the world’s most digitally enabled human resources leaders.

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

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