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In 2016, Fortune 500 boards, which filled a record number of seats, made strides toward greater diversity, appointing more Hispanic directors than ever. But women directors lost ground. Learn more about the latest trends in board composition and experience in this year’s Board Monitor.

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Which companies have best met the unexpected challenges of this past year and outpaced their competitors? In this latest analysis, Heidrick & Struggles has identified 25 such superaccelerators—14 returning and 11 new to the list.

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Rory Singleton speaks with Girish Nadkarni, founder of ABB Technology Ventures, on what makes venture groups successful and his recipe for innovation.

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The competitive balance in Asia Pacific is shifting, yet fewer than half of the senior executives there say their companies are prepared. This survey explores how the region’s businesses can better mobilize, execute, and transform with agility.

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Heidrick & Struggles sponsors the 23rd Annual Stanford Directors’ College in conjunction with the Stanford Law School.

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Successful education CEOs focus on business strategy as well as helping schools and students, yet a survey finds that this leadership style is rare. Companies must develop it internally or search elsewhere.

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Leaders who have been most successful at shifting their company culture employ four key principles for success. This video interview shares insights from the field.

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The META approach can be used to spur acceleration at four levels: strategy, organizations, teams, and leaders.

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In this annual report, CEOs in the UK hospitality industry discuss their concerns following last year’s EU referendum.

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The key to a successful transition is preparation. This video interview discusses how to set yourself up for success when considering a move to a new company.

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Subject matter experts, including Heidrick & Struggles vice chairman Ted Dysart, discussed the right mix of knowledge and insight for executives at the NACD Leading Minds of Governance–East forum.

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Our discussion with executives from Facebook, LinkedIn, and Salesforce highlights the ways in which data analytics is transforming human resources.

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Forward-looking companies use advisory boards to bring fresh perspectives on strategy, economic trends, and specific geographic markets—as well as alerting statutory boards to issues that may not be on their radar.

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Learn alongside your customers and strengthen your relationships in the process.

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In business, how fast is fast enough? The authors of the book Accelerating Performance delve into a research-based method for determining the optimal metabolism for your organization.

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Many mergers fail to realize their full potential because of conflicting cultures. But a systematic approach to addressing culture can help overcome this costly obstacle.

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Boards increasingly recognize the importance of addressing environmental, social, and governance concerns to ensure long-term success. But they may be overlooking crucial matters of talent that can help to optimize their efforts.

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Poor execution, an inability to effect change, and a lack of agility could be derailing your team’s performance.

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Episode 1: “Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 Minutes” Jamie Page chats with Nick Earle of Hyperloop One—a futuristic transit system described by Elon Musk as a cross between a Concorde jet, a rail gun, and an air hockey table.

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Big pharma faces an ever more complicated and high-stakes regulatory environment. Players that can’t develop new capabilities and mind-sets risk being left behind.

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