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Even before the COVID-19 crisis, most pharma companies were struggling to make the most of digital. With operations radically changed by the crisis, getting the right digital leadership in place is more important than ever.

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Companies looking for CMOs have swung from seeking branding gurus to seeking technological wizards. The right approach lies straight down the middle.

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Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, boards were facing a daunting mix of challenges that highlighted weaknesses in many traditional practices. To be fit for the future, boards must focus on their purpose, composition, and culture.

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The CPO role is gaining traction in the tech and fintech industries. What should companies consider when appointing one?

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If a CEO is diagnosed with COVID-19, a board must be prepared to manage the unique consequences. The incoming CEO will benefit from keeping a few tested principles in mind in this unprecedented situation.

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Through the COVID-19 crisis and after, leaders who can disrupt and challenge successfully can be important sources of organizational resilience.

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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.

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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.

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What separates today’s high-performing organizations from those unable to keep pace with the new demands of leadership?

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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.

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With a few changes, any team can increase its speed and effectiveness.

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In conversations with more than 50 limited partners around the world, we found that industry leaders expect to see general partners take an increasingly sophisticated and effective approach to their talent agendas.

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Leaders of accelerating organizations think and act differently. These eight mind-sets distinguish the best from the rest.

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A survey of senior executives highlights what works—and what doesn’t—when it comes to attracting and retaining talent in China.

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Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare CEO Gary Shorb discusses many positive outcomes from creating a 'Power of One' culture across the eight-hospital system on everything from financial performance to patient satisfaction and employee engagement.

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A new approach to leadership is needed to meet the challenges of an increasingly volatile, complex, and hyperconnected world.

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The divergent experiences of two banks illustrate the importance of organizational agility and serve as a cautionary reminder that, whatever the industry, pace decides the winners.

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Smart leaders shape their company’s culture — instead of allowing the culture to shape the company.

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High-achieving teams enjoy a significant boost in performance over under-achieving teams. Here’s how they do it.

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Heidrick & Struggles’ research highlights the three skills that belong in any megaproject director’s toolkit and suggests ways that companies can instill them.

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