Knowledge Center

Access our insights, latest research, leadership trends and more through our Knowledge Center.

Reset Filters
Video

Heidrick & Struggles’ Jenni Hibbert explains the differences between European and American corporate governance and what executives should consider before joining a board, as well as examines recent trends in European board composition, on the MPW panel “How good boards operate.”

More
Article

When leaders inspire and influence, they are also indirectly encouraging their team members to develop ways of thinking that will help them to anticipate what is coming next and thrive in the future.

More
Podcast

AmerisourceBergen’s Robert Mauch shares his perspectives on purpose-driven change management, corporate diversity and inclusion, the public perception of the pharmaceutical industry, and innovations within the healthcare sector.

More
Video

Brett Tejpaul, head of institutional sales at digital currency exchange company Coinbase, talks about what’s happening in the cryptocurrency sector and how he sees it evolving in the next few years.

More
Publication

Though the role of CEO increasingly requires an additive set of skills and experiences that includes digital, sustainability, and purpose-driven leadership, the current talent pool for future banking CEOs is still predominantly made up of those with more traditional skill sets.

More
Video

Heidrick & Struggles’ Bonnie Gwin explains what boards should and shouldn’t focus on in crisis and examines recent trends in board composition on the MPW panel “The board’s role in leading through crisis.”

More
Video

Rick Chesley of law firm DLA Piper discusses the differences between this restructuring cycle and past ones as well as what may happen in terms of restructuring activity within the next 6 to 12 months.

More
Publication

The chief strategy officer is a relatively new role, and one that is growing in importance and prevalence. CEOs can ensure they find the right strategy officer by considering a few key factors.

More
Publication

Interviews with the chairs of the largest public companies listed in the United Kingdom, predominantly FTSE 100, highlight how boards are meeting some perennial challenges in today’s unprecedented circumstances.

More
Video

John Wood, vice chairman at Heidrick & Struggles, speaks with Stephen Sadove, a non-executive chairman at Aramark and the former chairman and CEO of Saks, about the benefits and conducting the CEO-hiring process virtually.

More
Publication

A survey of industry leaders in Europe highlights their biggest challenges as they deal with the unprecedented change accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

More
Article

Leaders need to make strategic changes more quickly, and with less information, than ever before. Our research highlights two approaches that can help.

More
Publication

We present insights from current leaders on the most important leadership traits as retail resets.

More
Publication

A study of leadership teams at the top 50 pharmaceutical companies around the world highlights the current state of gender diversity and suggests ideas for leaders who want to improve it.

More
Publication

Companies are using digital tools and automation more than ever. Now, as leaders reimagine and reset their businesses for the future, those who focus on purpose and culture while they seek to make the most of technology will be in the best position to thrive.

More
Article

Samuel Wu, president of Whirlpool Asia, shares his thoughts on the evolving role of the CEO to meet rising expectations and challenges and the four foundation pillars in succession planning.

More
Video

Though qualitatively different from in-person meetings, a virtually conducted interview process is equally valuable to those making senior-level hiring decisions.

More
Publication

Employers are increasingly finding it harder to fill management and executive positions. Companies with a clearly stated and authentic higher purpose have an advantage in the search for top talent.

More
Publication

Leaders can take four steps to build a purpose-driven organization that leads to better business outcomes.

More
Article

Andrew Harding, managing director and CEO of Aurizon, shares his thoughts on current challenges CEOs are facing and his approach to succession planning.

More