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The CPO role is gaining traction in the tech and fintech industries. What should companies consider when appointing one?

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Most boards don’t take the time to step back and rigorously review their own performance. Doing so will benefit not only the board but the organization as well.

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Heidrick & Struggles has developed four scenarios for the world of work in 2023. Here we explore the implications for leaders and organizations in each scenario.

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If a CEO is diagnosed with COVID-19, a board must be prepared to manage the unique consequences. The incoming CEO will benefit from keeping a few tested principles in mind in this unprecedented situation.

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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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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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CEO succession should be an ongoing part of boards’ work—but boards also need to understand how considerations shift as change gets closer.

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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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Christopher Baldwin, executive chairman and former CEO of BJ’s Wholesale Club, talks about how the success of the CEO role will be increasingly dependent on the ability to manage the company's stakeholders.

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Liv Garfield, CEO of Severn Trent, shares her thoughts on the challenges she has faced and lessons learned and how she sees the CEO role evolving.

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In this podcast, Paul Markovich and Mary O’Hara, CEO and CHRO, respectively, of Blue Shield of California, discuss how leading with integrity and authenticity are keys to inspiring a workforce to make a difference in helping to transform the healthcare system.

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The role of the CEO is changing, and so are the skills and competencies being sought, according to our findings on newly appointed CEOs across 16 countries.

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When boards are faced with the crucial decision of selecting the next CEO, those that have started early and follow a rigorous process will have the best chance of finding the right leader.

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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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Uncertain times call for adaptive strategic leaders. Six key skills are necessary for leaders to effectively navigate the unknown and think strategically.

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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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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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The destination may be the same, but research suggests that the path to the corner office varies across 12 Western European countries and the United States.

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