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Organizations that find the right digital talent and align their transformation with local conditions and their business strategy will have the edge in the APAC region.

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In this podcast, Alexis Nasard, CEO of Bata, discusses how the 124-year-old global footwear company stays adaptable and agile and uses strategic planning to win the retail innovation race.

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Growing demand for expertise in artificial intelligence means that companies are vying for a small pool of available talent—and female AI specialists are especially rare. By taking concrete steps, companies can reduce the gender gap and get the talent they need.

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In digital transformations, technology and processes are typically the focus, but companies overlook culture at their peril.

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Board diversity is at an all-time high—but there’s a long way to go. In this 10th anniversary Board Monitor report, we examine decade-long trends in board appointments and explore the potential for increased diversity over the next 10 years.

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At this year’s The Next Web conference, which focused on the changing nature of work in a digital world, Heidrick & Struggles presented its initial research findings on the boardroom of the future and its challenges and priorities over the next five years.

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Corporate leaders are in a quandary: feeling stuck by the lack of significant D&I progress despite meaningful investment and uncertain what to do next. What’s needed? An innovative approach to getting unstuck and gaining traction, driven by hard business considerations that will accelerate corporate performance.

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Developing a specific mix of leadership and organizational acumen among senior leaders is crucial to accelerating organizations’ digital transformation.

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More and more fintechs are seeking COOs, but figuring out who’s right for the role is harder than it seems.

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Uncertain times call for adaptive strategic leaders. Six key skills are necessary for leaders to effectively navigate the unknown and think strategically.

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This year’s conference speakers discussed the interplay between humanity and technology, advising leaders to cultivate lifelong learning, establish a growth mind-set, and continue to develop their workforce to keep pace with emerging technology.

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The role of CEO is both privileged and demanding—there’s little time to think about what lies ahead. So how do corporate leaders cope when stepping down, from loss of status to finding a new purpose in life? Here, five former CEOs share their perspectives.

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In this podcast, Adrian Gore, CEO and founder of Discovery Limited, discusses how the health insurance company leads with an authentic business purpose—helping people live longer and healthier lives—to inspire its people to innovate.

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A series of panel discussions at the annual conference focused on issues of cybersecurity and trust, the importance of having the right talent in the right places, leading complex organizations, and the increasing services trade, among other pressing topics for academic, corporate, and governmental leaders.

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New CEOs often struggle to hit the ground running. Executives who follow five steps can accelerate their progress toward becoming effective leaders of their organization.

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Using data to advance the business agenda has become a strategic priority, but protecting consumer privacy is a growing concern. The roles of chief data officer and chief privacy officer are evolving and sometimes converging to meet the challenge.

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Heidrick & Struggles’ survey of senior executives in healthcare and life sciences reveals top drivers of disruption and potential solutions.

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The role of the CHRO is changing fast. We offer five lessons from some of the world’s most digitally enabled human resources leaders.

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In this podcast, Doug Jackson, former CEO of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), discusses his 35 years within the Coca-Cola system and his journey as a leader, including his friendship with Nelson Mandela and the leadership lessons he learned from him.

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Excerpt based on material that originally appeared in the book Goliath’s Revenge.

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