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Four senior leaders share their insights and experiences on work—and life—after moving on from their high-profile roles.

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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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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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On the occasion of International Women’s Day, leaders should consider taking these simple steps to champion change and promote gender parity in their organizations.

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Nonprofit organizations and associations play a critical role in society. A survey of their board members identifies a number of strengths—and one glaring weakness.

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Camber Outdoors’ “CEO Pledge” is helping companies improve outcomes for women in the outdoor industry. Learn more in our interviews with the current or former CEOs of Brooks Running Company, Burton Snowboards, CamelBak, and REI.

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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.

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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.

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Heidrick & Struggles is a proud sponsor for the 2017 NACD Global Leaders Summit, the largest director forum in the world.

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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.

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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.

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Outstanding audit chairs exhibit three leadership attributes that together help them thrive in an environment of heightened risk and increasing responsibility for oversight.

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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.

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If you are considering joining a board, proceed with caution and do your research to make sure it is the right fit before you begin the interview process.

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The key is creating a culture where people are optimistic in the face of challenge, regularly seek to improve, and embrace the opportunities for reinvention that digital brings.

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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.

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High-achieving teams enjoy a significant boost in performance over under-achieving teams. Here’s how they do it.

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An exclusive conversation with Lord Michael Hastings, global head of citizenship at KPMG International, on the board's role in ensuring good citizenship is embedded in the company.

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Companies must ensure their board governance is effective and high performing. But how do you know if you have a problem, and what can you do about it?

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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.

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