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In this podcast, Cathy Smith, former CFO of Target Corporation, discusses her role in the company’s successful digital transformation and shares her vision for the future of the finance function.
Companies that excel at simplicity throughout their organizations continuously and repeatedly seek to kill complexity in four key areas: strategy, operating model, culture, and activity.
In this podcast, Uwe Raschke, board member of Robert Bosch and CEO and chairman of BSH, Bosch Siemens Home Appliances, shares his perspective on agility, purposeful leadership, and the keys to a successful business transformation.
In this podcast, Jeff Wong, global chief innovation officer at EY, discusses the company’s innovation ecosystem and the importance of investing in not just technology but also people to succeed in a disruptive environment.
Digitally mature organizations recognize that people and culture matter as much as technology when it comes to leading a successful digital transformation. Here are four guiding principles for embedding a digital mind-set.
In this podcast, Alessia Sterpetti, head of open innovation and the Idea Factory at Enel, discusses the company’s bold initiative to generate innovative solutions to business challenges and the shift to an entrepreneurial culture.
When preparing for volatility, private equity firms should not forget to assess whether their portfolio company leadership teams have the right capabilities to weather the storm.
As CEOs and boards seek executives who can help their companies meet the increasing range of cyberthreats, they should be sure they are starting with the right questions and develop their own unique model.
What separates today’s high-performing organizations from those unable to keep pace with the new demands of leadership?
In this podcast, Adrian O’Connor, former regional chief financial officer of Prudential Corporation Asia, discusses financial growth and disruption in the insurance industry and how technology is evolving the role of the CFO.
Moving from start-up to established company is not an easy transition. Finding the right leaders typically requires moving beyond the start-up comfort zone. Two principles can help.
To find the leadership team best fit for the new organization—from day one—companies need to perform the same level of due diligence as they do for other strategic matters during a merger or acquisition.
In this podcast, Julien Mininberg, CEO of Helen of Troy, discusses how empowering the company’s leadership team and committing to organizational change propelled its culture transformation.
In this podcast, Rainer Hundsdörfer, CEO of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, discusses the importance of China’s manufacturing industry for the company’s competitiveness and how doing business in China differs from operating in the Western world.
Developing a specific mix of leadership and organizational acumen among senior leaders is crucial to accelerating organizations’ digital transformation.
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.
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.
Heidrick & Struggles’ survey of senior executives in healthcare and life sciences reveals top drivers of disruption and potential solutions.
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.
Excerpt based on material that originally appeared in the book Goliath’s Revenge.