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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.
Companies face a unique mix of cultural and strategic set of challenges in undertaking digital transformations to meet changing consumer demands and emerging digital competitors. Addressing these challenges starts with defining a clear digital ambition and the role talent plays in making it successful.
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.
In digital transformations, technology and processes are typically the focus, but companies overlook culture at their peril.
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.
Developing a specific mix of leadership and organizational acumen among senior leaders is crucial to accelerating organizations’ digital transformation.
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.
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.
The role of the CHRO is changing fast. We offer five lessons from some of the world’s most digitally enabled human resources leaders.
As companies become ever more enabled by technology, finding executives with the right digital experience gets more complicated. To determine the type of leadership needed for their digital journey, companies should start by asking themselves a few key questions.
Organizations want to go digital, but without the right innovation leaders in place they may struggle to unlock real value.
In this podcast, Brett Gosper, CEO of World Rugby, discusses the company’s organizational and branding transformation and the important role that sports play in society.
In this podcast, Piet Coelewij, CEO of Wehkamp, discusses the company’s transformation into a full e-commerce business and how having the right talent and culture in place has been key to its success.
An analysis of the profiles of leaders who have made these transitions provides some answers.
A combination of heightened customer expectations and sweeping technological change—including advances in next-generation robotics and virtual reality—are poised to transform the way the real-estate industry operates.
Digital and technological innovations are rapidly changing the competitive landscape. This video showcases how developing greater agility can help your organization weather the storm.
Ready or not, a technological revolution is coming to human resources that could help level the playing field for millions of diverse job candidates and employees.
“Robo advisors” are threatening to upend the business of financial advisors everywhere. Or are they? A closer look at four plausible scenarios offers practical insights for financial planners eyeing an uncertain future.
An executive’s guide to the factors that make a digital transformation successful—and the common pitfalls to avoid.