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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.
The destination may be the same, but research suggests that the path to the corner office is different in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
In this annual report, CEOs in the UK hospitality industry discuss their concerns following last year’s EU referendum.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hong Kong’s slow progress does not compare favorably with global counterparts. A report from Community Business and Heidrick & Struggles highlights the stark challenges—and what it will take to improve.
Don’t just ask whether an individual is qualified to be on a board but also whether the mix of people on the board is right for your company.
By forgoing leisurely onboarding and induction processes, boards can ensure directors get off to a fast start.
Surprising as it sounds, many executives fail to grasp how diversity is relevant to meeting their day-to-day responsibilities. Time for that to change.
Jasmine Whitbread, non-executive director of Standard Chartered and BT Group, sits for an exclusive interview to discuss a range of topics surrounding culture's place in the boardroom.
Far too many internal training programs waste money and align poorly with the company’s long-term strategy. They can do better.
Disruption is here to stay, and many companies are failing to keep pace. A multiyear research effort highlights ways companies, teams, and leaders can mobilize, execute, and transform with agility.
A survey of more than 100 board members and senior managers under age 50 underscores the ways that digitization and other trends are changing the face of German business.
Given current and future trends, the demand is likely to rise significantly in the coming years for the formidable competencies that healthcare leaders possess—and the talent pool is deep.
The best nominating committees look beyond traditional pools of talent, astutely assess candidate readiness, and thoroughly prepare to defend nominees’ business and cultural fit with the entire board.
From coaching CEOs to working with peers, there is an art to giving professional advice.
The chief information security officer (CISO) has emerged as an important C-suite role, and a hard one to fill—particularly in Europe.