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A survey by Heidrick & Struggles reveals top drivers of disruption in the industry: anticipated threats are top of mind for healthcare and life sciences senior executives.

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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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In its latest annual analysis, The Conference Board, in collaboration with Heidrick & Struggles, tracks key trends in CEO succession practices at S&P 500 companies.

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Heidrick & Struggles sponsors the 23rd Annual Stanford Directors’ College in conjunction with the Stanford Law School.

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Subject matter experts, including Heidrick & Struggles vice chairman Ted Dysart, discussed the right mix of knowledge and insight for executives at the NACD Leading Minds of Governance–East forum.

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Heidrick & Struggles sponsors the 22nd Annual Stanford Directors’ College in conjunction with the Stanford Law School.

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As Rome’s leaders found, talented individuals are the lifeblood of successful teams—but they must be united in a common purpose, lest the blood is spilled on the wrong side of the battleground.

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A look at three of William Shakespeare’s well-known historical dramas highlights leadership archetypes that have relevance for 21st-century CEOs.

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A closer look at the works—and business career—of William Shakespeare offers lessons for contemporary leaders of all stripes.

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As an HR leader, how can you help a new CEO cope with the demands of the role and become a success?

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Generational change offers boards the opportunity to improve their performance and increase diversity. A survey of global board members suggests there is little consensus on how to seize the opportunities.

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US companies of all stripes can benefit from more diverse senior management with a broader range of cultural experiences and cognitive skills. Developing such leaders will be a competitive necessity in an increasingly complex world.

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The talent acquisition paradigm is shifting in the financial industry. Learn the industry's new hiring practices on Heidrick & Struggles' LeadershipTV™.

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Imagine that the board of a successful company, facing no apparent crisis, approaches the date of a long-planned CEO succession and finds, to its surprise, that no internal candidate is fully ready to assume the top job.

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Consumer spending in Asia is expected to grow exponentially, much of it driven by a new generation of online shoppers. The number of people connected to the Internet around the world has grown from 1% of the global population in 1995 to 40% last year. By the end of this year, some 3 billion people will be online. Half of them will be in Asia.

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Term limits and age limits are blunt instruments for addressing the real issue: creating and maintaining a high-performance board with the right mix of competencies.

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As the date of a planned CEO succession nears, organization redesign can help make sure that a top internal candidate will be as well prepared as possible to make the demanding leap to the top job.

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In drawing on the Australian data from the annual Board of Directors Survey conducted by Heidrick & Struggles and WomenCorporateDirectors, we find a pattern of directors exhibiting frustration at the pace of board refreshment in the face of demographics and changing business conditions.

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In the fall of 2013, The Institute of Executive Development and the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University conducted in-depth interviews with executives and directors at 20 companies regarding their succession and executive development practices.

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This year’s edition of the annual Board of Directors Survey conducted by Heidrick & Struggles and WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) represents both a real departure from previous surveys and the latest chapter in an ongoing story.

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