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A survey of association and nonprofit board members explores what motivates directors to serve, how directors view their roles, and how the organizations they support can improve their experience.
Heidrick & Struggles is a proud sponsor for the 2017 NACD Global Leaders Summit, the largest director forum in the world.
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 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.
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.
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.
Heidrick & Struggles is proud to participate for the 10th year as a strategic partner of The World Economic Forum’s 2017 Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. The theme of this year’s Annual Meeting, “Responsive and Responsible Leadership”, aligns with our purpose: We Help Our Clients Change The World, One Leadership Team at a Time.
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.
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.
Outstanding audit chairs exhibit three leadership attributes that together help them thrive in an environment of heightened risk and increasing responsibility for oversight.
Despite Fortune 500 boards filling a record number of seats with independent directors in 2015, diversity among new directors stalled. Learn more about trends in board composition in the 2016 Heidrick & Struggles Board Monitor.
A closer look at the unique dynamics of Asian boards suggests ways that boards in the region can improve their diversity of thinking—and their impact on corporate performance.