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The destination may be the same, but research suggests that the path to the corner office varies across 12 Western European countries and the United States.

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The case for more women executives and board directors is stronger than ever, as female representation not only is essential for the realization of gender equality but also helps improve financial returns.

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High-value companies have boards that are aligned with the organization’s strategy and help accelerate performance.

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

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The Conference Board’s latest annual report, developed in collaboration with Heidrick & Struggles, tracks key trends in CEO succession practices at S&P 500 companies.

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While gender diversity on large-cap Australian boards is approaching the AICD’s goal of 30% female representation, small-cap boards are lagging.

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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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More than 38% of all independent board seats filled by Fortune 500 companies in 2017 went to women. That’s the largest percentage of new female directors since we began tracking the figure in 2009—yet progress remains slow.

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Interviews with more than 50 Australian investors provide a candid view of investors’ perceived gaps in board performance as well as a template for how boards can improve.

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For directors, an understanding of leadership styles can enrich judgments and discussions about CEO performance, CEO candidates, and the kind of leadership needed in specific business situations.

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Heidrick & Struggles expands our annual analysis of incoming board directors to Europe, tracking industry experience and diversity in gender and nationality in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom.

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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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Heidrick & Struggles is among a high-profile group of business sponsors of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Economic Summit 2018.

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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.

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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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In this annual report, CEOs in the UK hospitality industry discuss their concerns following last year’s EU referendum.

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The key to a successful transition is preparation. This video interview discusses how to set yourself up for success when considering a move to a new company.

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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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Forward-looking companies use advisory boards to bring fresh perspectives on strategy, economic trends, and specific geographic markets—as well as alerting statutory boards to issues that may not be on their radar.

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