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Heidrick & Struggles’ Journey to the Top leadership forum in Shanghai, China, brought together female leaders from major international life sciences companies to explore the path to leadership for aspiring women.

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Future-proofing business success involves maximizing the benefits of creative destruction and addressing five key challenges.

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High-value companies have boards that are aligned with the organization’s strategy and help accelerate performance.

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Before pursuing candidates, companies beyond the technology sector must carefully consider their strategy, organizational maturity, and specific needs.

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Interviews with more than 50 Australian investors provide a candid view of investors’ perceived gaps in board performance as well as a template for how boards can improve.

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For directors, an understanding of leadership styles can enrich judgments and discussions about CEO performance, CEO candidates, and the kind of leadership needed in specific business situations.

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CHROs who work well with their CEOs have a lasting impact on the business.

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Heidrick & Struggles expands our annual analysis of incoming board directors to Europe, tracking industry experience and diversity in gender and nationality in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom.

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The view from the C-suite still looks nothing like the diverse world outside, so how can leaders address this?

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Cyber risks threaten companies across industries. Businesses must empower chief information security officers to identify and, more important, combat these risks.

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In this podcast, Steven Overman, chief marketing officer at Kodak, discusses the challenges posed by disruption and how best to confront them.

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A series of panel discussions at Stanford suggest that the sources of instability are multiplying for both companies and countries. Success will require a sharper focus on the development of human capital—and the concerted application of technology to solve complex problems.

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Heidrick & Struggles is among a high-profile group of business sponsors of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Economic Summit 2018.

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In this podcast, AmCham Shanghai speaks to Heidrick & Struggles about how the landscape for senior executive talent in China has evolved—and where it may be heading next.

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Here’s an exercise any team can go through to evaluate its level of support and challenge and get better.

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A look at the CHRO experiences of two energy companies suggests that CHROs who take an analytical and strategic approach are most effective.

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By starting with a clear-eyed view of where a company’s culture is, senior executives can better articulate what it could be—and spark the sorts of frank management conversations that help link culture to commercial business goals.

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In the latest Shakespeare event series, senior leaders draw insights from the Elizabethan age by looking at the role leaders play in determining company culture.

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Sam Burman speaks with Raghav Lal, EVP and chief data and analytics officer at Westfield Retail Solutions, the division within Westfield Corporation that is focused on reinventing the shopping experience.

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A study of the leadership styles of more than 500 legal professionals can help general counsels better understand the dynamics of the C-suite—and become more effective leaders.

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