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Becoming the Chairman

May 29, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, Corporate Governance, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Didier Cossin and Michael Watkins The move from CEO to Chairman is a major role shift. Success requires a set of leadership qualities which few CEOs have exercised in their previous roles. In this article, the authors elaborate on the qualities of great Chairmen and how executives can prepare for this new governance role. …

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Creating an Agile Board of Directors

March 18, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, Corporate GovernanceComments (0)

By Patrick Dailey and Joel Koblentz As the impulse of industry players to stay ahead of the competition skyrockets, how will you drive superior performance towards greater value creation? In this article, the authors highlight the significance of having an

Gender Diversity in the Boardroom: Finding an Optimal Level?

November 23, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Corporate GovernanceComments (0)

By Won-Yong Oh, Loren Falkenberg, and Jim Dewald There has been an increase in the number of women serving on boards. Today, everyone talks about “more” women in the boardroom. The more, the better? Probably, not always. In this article, the authors

How to Get Your Functions to Supercharge Your Strategy

September 12, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Corporate Governance, Global BusinessComments (0)

By Jo Whitehead, Anita Hunt and Debbie Rogerson Great strategies often go to waste because they cannot be properly executed. In this article, the authors share not only how to make sure your strategies are executed but also improved by input from the

When Democracy and Centralisation Meet in Leadership

August 23, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Corporate Governance, David De Cremer on Management, Editors' PickComments (0)

By David De Cremer and Tian Tao Business leaders face a plethora of challenges and one of those is finding the leadership approach that would benefit the company and its employees. In this article, the authors elaborate on how the right amount of democracy,

United Airlines, Artificial Intelligence, and Donald Trump: Reawakening Values in the Era of Fake Service, Fake Reality, and Fake News

June 13, 2017 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Corporate Governance, Commentary, Editors' Pick, Social Impact, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Avi Liran and Simon L. Dolan Society has evolved and not all aspects of our lives were able to cope up with the changes and advances of the modern world. The authors elaborately sketch the current state of values particularly in our professional lives. The

People and the Planet – CSR Initiatives Sweeten Ferrero’s Success

May 12, 2017 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Corporate Governance, MBA & Executive Education, Future of Business, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Tammi L. Coles For global businesses to thrive, “doing sustainability” is no longer an option. Tammi L. Coles spoke with recognised CSR researcher and author CB Bhattacharya about how this is revealed in the “People and the Planet” philosophy of

The Value of Gender-Based Leadership

March 2, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Corporate GovernanceComments (2)

By Melissa Greenwell If a roomful of men can draw on their experiences and insights to help a business succeed, a roomful of men and women drawing from a deeper pool can achieve even more. Given the growing evidence about the business value of gender-balanced

We Need a Greater Focus on the Benefits Women in Top Executive Roles Bring to Companies Rather than Doom and Gloom Over their Limited Numbers

January 24, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Corporate Governance, MBA & Executive EducationComments (0)

By Sucheta Nadkarni Recruiting women to corporate boards and top executive roles helps businesses find the best people and reach key consumers. There’s a risk that too much focus on doom and gloom, over the lack of such senior women in business, will veer

A Wake-Up-Call for the Boards on Innovation

November 24, 2016 • INNOVATION, Corporate GovernanceComments (0)

By Alessandro Di Fiore, Jonas Vetter and Joachim von Heimburg Today, innovation is not limited to products, but includes business models. Boards can play a critical role in shaping a balanced ambidexterity, raising the company executives’ strategic