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How can companies better understand how individuals are likely to fit with the larger group? Start by understanding how they lead. It should be a game of contrasts, not a game of clones.
Heidrick & Struggles is proud to participate for the seventh year as a strategic partner of The World Economic Forum. We closely identify with the Forum's mission of improving the state of the world and contribute by sharing unparalleled insight into the leadership issues facing organizations throughout the world.
Heidrick & Struggles announces the acquisition of Co Company, a London-based advisory boutique specializing in leadership and organizational development.
A new era of corporate splits, spins, and separations raises the stakes on making a bad board appointment. Here’s how thoughtful parent companies avoid them when turning one board into two.
Heidrick and Struggles' second annual survey of multinational executives with responsibility over China operations finds companies remain optimistic about the country’s prospects despite slower growth and heightened competition.
Download the results of our third annual compensation survey of Europe’s private equity industry.
This CEO & Board Practice report puts a lens on the top trends in boardroom composition and refreshment uncovered by our annual Board Monitor and global Board of Directors survey.
Crises in leadership transitions are inevitable, yet many boards are caught off guard when they happen. Smart boards take five steps to ensure a seamless succession.
Banks, asset managers, and insurance companies can no longer get by with an incomplete understanding of their customers. Thriving in the new era of customer centricity requires a new kind of leader.
Four senior association executives shed light on the skills that trade and professional association CEOs need to excel in turbulent times.
Real CEOs exude confidence, radiate certainty, and act decisively. Or do they?
Smart leaders help shape their company’s culture — instead of allowing the culture to shape the company.
Organizations that are able to seek out and grapple with multiple points of view — and then act on what they learn — create lasting value. An excerpt from The Success Formula by Andrew Kakabadse.
Heidrick & Struggles’ latest Board Monitor examines how the most recent cohort of Fortune 500 board appointments is shifting the landscape in board composition, diversity, and talent.
A new breed of highly sought after (and hard to find) global leaders is integrating cultural and commercial fluency to generate superior results.
Watch the McKinsey interview with Heidrick & Struggles’ CEO Tracy Wolstencroft on the art and science of leadership in an uncertain world.
Too often, boards of directors neglect the impact of talent strategy on corporate health. Asking the right questions can help ensure sufficient leadership competencies and smooth transitions.
The CEO of multinational biopharma company UCB describes how its focus on patients is creating business opportunities and instilling a deeper sense of purpose across the organization.
Research into leadership behavior identifies 8 archetypes that can help senior executives better understand their strengths, weaknesses, and blind spots.