Knowledge Center

Access our insights, latest research, leadership trends and more through our Knowledge Center.

Reset Filters
Podcast

Mark A. Gabriel, CEO and administrator of the Western Area Power Administration, discusses the importance of leadership and culture as critical levers of business performance.

More
Publication

The next decade’s competition in the petroleum industry will be for leaders: those who are able to develop a new humility building their capabilities to think like activists internally, relate like diplomats externally, and serve as effective advocates.

More
Article

Johannes Bussmann, CEO of Lufthansa Technik, discusses the importance of shaping a digital transformation in the wake of COVID-19 and how boards can help CEOs.

More
Video

Carsten Hellmann, the CEO of global pharmaceutical company ALK and non-executive director of healthcare technology company Coloplast, discusses the ways his role as a non-executive director has benefitted his job as CEO.

More
Publication

The boards of companies that are going public through SPACs typically need to reshape themselves quickly. Considering new requirements in advance will help them position themselves for successful transactions.

More
Publication

Rethinking the focus and structure of the chief product officer role will help asset management firms better connect with customers, innovate more effectively, and operate more nimbly.

More
Publication

To make a social sector CEO search successful, boards and leaders should work to align their purpose with their employees, balancing employee perspectives with the financial, legal, and governance needs of the organization.

More
Video

The CEO of Jack in the Box shares his experiences stepping into his new role remotely and discusses the aspects of company culture that have enabled resilience.

More
Publication

Some US chemical company boards have made progress on diversity by adding directors with nontraditional backgrounds. But more progress is needed. To improve, boards should focus on process, performance, and culture.

More
Article

James Riley, group CEO of Mandarin Oriental Hotels, shares his thoughts on the role of the leader in times of crisis and how boards can help their CEOs and their executive teams be more effective.

More
Publication

The fourth annual survey of healthcare and life sciences leaders shows a desire for stability and an accelerated shift toward business models that will help take their products to their customers in a digital-first world.

More
Podcast

Simon Brown, chief learning officer at leading pharmaceutical company Novartis, explains how a culture of curiosity enables resilience, learning, and organizational effectiveness.

More
Publication

Healthcare IT companies are lagging on diversity. But industry leaders are committed to change, and many are taking concrete steps to improve their recruiting and talent management processes.

More
Video

Stephen Spencer discusses the differences between this recession and the previous one, how the CLO market has changed the corporate restructuring dynamic, and his advice for negotiation in times of extreme stress.

More
Publication

Consumer goods companies have the opportunity to experiment with direct online channels and add to their current go-to-market strategy. But to succeed, companies will need the right leadership and culture.

More
Publication

The way teams operate and deliver can make or break a company’s performance as well as set the tone for its culture. Leaders who keep their teams motivated, with all eyes set on a shared purpose, have a better chance of thriving in the long term.

More
Publication

Chief risk officers in financial services need to be far more than financial risk experts today. Firms need to fundamentally change how they develop risk executives to ensure they will have the leaders they need.

More
Podcast

Lou Von Thaer, president and CEO of Battelle, a global research and development organization, shares his experiences driving a restructuring and complete organizational cultural transformation, focusing on trust, transparency, and accountability.

More
Article

Jerry Liu, president of Cargill China, shares his thoughts on the evolving role of the CEO in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the biggest challenges leaders will face in the coming years.

More
Publication

As boards add new directors, they are increasingly struggling to find the right balance among their current structures and maintaining a healthy board culture. The right first step is assessing whether the basic structure is still fit for purpose.

More