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CEOs and other senior executives need to learn new skills — and in some cases, new mind-sets — to thrive as leaders in a hyperconnected world.
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.
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.
Dynegy CEO Robert Flexon discusses a culture ‘restart’ that helped restore a once-mighty Houston energy company to the power elite.
Dynegy CEO Robert Flexon discusses a successful turnaround strategy that included a culture ‘reset’ as a critical pillar to create a winning, agile mind-set that has propelled three-fold growth.
When companies make a strategic shift, the chairman and board of directors must ensure the culture also pivots — starting with the top team — to make the strategy work.
The transformative CEO in a hyperconnected world defends the core market and plays offense as a disruptor.
Smart leaders shape their company’s culture — instead of allowing the culture to shape the company.
The divergent experiences of two banks illustrate the importance of organizational agility and serve as a cautionary reminder that, whatever the industry, pace decides the winners.
High-achieving teams enjoy a significant boost in performance over under-achieving teams. Here’s how they do it.
Smart leaders help shape their company’s culture — instead of allowing the culture to shape the company.
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.
Leaders cast visible “shadows” over the cultures of their organizations — for good or ill. Only when the top team lives and breathes the changes it wants and expects from the organization will change succeed.
Strong customer strategies arise from strong customer cultures. Leaders can better shape — and sustain — them by adhering to five principles.
The market for talent in Asia Pacific is tight, and highly competitive. Organizations can differentiate themselves from their rivals by developing a strong employer brand.
The CEO of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare describes how an effort to enhance a patient and family–centered culture of compassion helped the company improve associate satisfaction, patient experience, and clinical outcomes.
Diversity on boards—including not only ethnic and gender diversity but diversity of experiences as well—is limited today. Companies can take five steps to help ensure more diversity in their boardrooms.
In this video interview, Proximus CEO Dominique Leroy describes the cultural transformation underway at the Belgian telecommunications giant.
The CEO of the Belgian telecommunications giant describes how the effort to transform the company’s culture is empowering employees, fostering collaboration, and helping return the organization to growth.
Few issues of organizational effectiveness and performance have moved so decisively to the front burner in recent years as culture.