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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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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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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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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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Organizations want to go digital, but without the right innovation leaders in place they may struggle to unlock real value.

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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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