Future-Proofing Your Board

Expectations for boards are increasing. How can they best meet them? Heidrick and Struggles research, experience, and discussions with a number of board chairs and directors around the world demonstrate that, by focusing on just three areas—purpose and role, board composition, and board dynamics and culture—boards can become the strategic assets their corporations deserve and…

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How the CFO enables the board’s success—during COVID-19 and beyond

In this interview conducted by McKinsey, two board experts explain how in times of crisis or transformation, the CFO can serve as a rock in the boardroom, a critical arbiter of difficult decisions, and a scout for the future.

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Diversity wins: How inclusion matters

The third report in a McKinsey series investigating the business case for diversity, Diversity Wins, shows not only that the business case remains robust but also that the relationship between diversity on executive teams and the likelihood of financial outperformance has strengthened over time.

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Emotional Intelligence as a Key Lever for Crisis Leadership

In this report, Emotional Intelligence as a Key Lever for Crisis Leadership, the Korn Ferry Institute draws from its Behavioral Event Interview databases to see what senior leaders did to get the best results during disruptive, watershed moments. What they’ve found is that those leaders who succeeded in challenging times tapped into more than the…

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The world remade by COVID-19: Planning scenarios for resilient leaders

In the wake of COVID-19, Deloitte and Salesforce hosted a dialogue among some of the world’s best-known scenario thinkers to consider the societal and business impact of the pandemic. What might life be like after the crisis passes, and what will it take to thrive in a world remade? Let’s explore four possible scenarios.

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Chairmanship in a Time of Corona

Odgers Berndtson reveal that through their conversations with chairs, the clear advice on what chairs should be doing (and not doing) to support their leadership colleagues in the midst of this crisis.

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Stepping in: The board’s role in the COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 represents a true crisis for nearly every board of directors today. Strained supply chains, liquidity concerns, financial strains, absent employees, a move to remote working: the list of operating challenges seems endless. A good response to the crisis includes business continuity, resilient leadership, the importance of human capital, back-up plans etc. Here Deloitte offer…

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The Odgers Berndtson Leadership Confidence Index 2020

The Odgers Berndtson Leadership Confidence Index reveals a clear crisis of confidence in top global leaders. The study, developed with Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, surveyed nearly 2,000 global executives and senior managers, representing companies with revenues ranging from $50million to over $5billion.

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2019 Pan-European RRA Study on Family-Owned Business

To better understand family leadership and their challenges, Russell Reynolds Associates recently analyzed 242 companies’ boards across eight European countries (Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland), half of which are family owned. In addition, theygathered further input through discussions with CEOs, as well as board chairs, family members and independent directors at family…

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Board of the Future: Moving toward a more diverse, more in tune European board

Boards of directors are set to take a more active lead within companies than they have done in the past. This bias toward action is one of the key findings of a Heidrick & Struggles survey on the board of the future, with 55 board members from European companies and 28 investors, complemented by interviews…

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