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With a few changes, any team can increase its speed and effectiveness.
In this podcast episode, Rainer Baumann, managing director for Head Group Digital and Information at Swiss Re, discusses the importance of organizational agility—and the steps to help develop it—to survive in today’s VUCA world.
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.
The demands of the CHRO role have changed drastically in the past five years. Today, the CHRO has become a next-generation chief transformation officer. What qualities do CHROs need to succeed?
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.
Download our on-demand webinar to hear a live case study on how Merck, a leading healthcare and life science company, strengthened their leadership pipeline and developed an agile team of high-performing executives.
Four senior leaders share their insights and experiences on work—and life—after moving on from their high-profile roles.
CHROs who work well with their CEOs have a lasting impact on the business.
The view from the C-suite still looks nothing like the diverse world outside, so how can leaders address this?
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.
The blockbuster film excels at depicting women of color in positions of authority, presenting a welcome new narrative of representation and empowerment still lacking in many corporations. By addressing some key issues at play, hiring managers can help to effect change.
Ensure a smoother transition and increase your chances of success in your new role. Here’s how.
Achieving gender parity in the upper echelons of the European financial services sector is proving difficult. One particularly effective tactic—individual sponsorship—is often overlooked.
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.
The rising generation of life sciences executives in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden will take the helm at a time of great opportunity and even greater challenges for the industry. Will they be up to the job?
Improve the quality of your organization's leadership by focusing on the four factors that correlate with superior business results.
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.
A new survey sheds light on the importance of mentoring—what works, what doesn’t, why it matters, and how companies could support it better.
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.
Examining four key protagonists of Shakespeare’s plays can yield timeless insights about how to manage culture change in an organization.