Companies are throwing away money by not actively supporting and promoting women to their executive ranks and supervisory boards. That’s a major finding of a new report on women in leadership just released by Cornerstone International Group. Expertly assembled by FTM-International, our member office in Berlin, “Women in Leadership” examines the sluggish gender parity drive […]
[Ed: Last week, Anne Glenn laid out the key hurdle limiting the number of women leaders. Here, she looks at solutions] For women just beginning their careers, “promotion gaps” at a pre-managerial level create the biggest single hurdle for their future and the futures of businesses that currently employ them. Nearly 30% of women recently […]
For five years, a report on women leaders has studied 590 companies employing 22 milllion people, finding a failure that lasts a lifetime.
Can you grow executive talent? Cultivating cabbages or CXOs seems to follow quite similar best-processes.
In recent years we have seen how the profile and the role of the chief executive has gone through an evolutionary process.
There are two paths to the pot of gold at the end of the gender diversity rainbow.
You can persuade, or you can impose a quota
In the US, a rare disease is defined as affecting 75 in every 100,000 people. In China, there is not yet a specific definition, but it is under study.
Leadership development teaches that the #1 job of a CEO is vision and values – purpose. Leadership strategies are the inspiring part of inspiring and enabling. But you don’t have to get there in one fell swoop. Choosing the grandest, boldest, riskiest big steps is more dramatic, but less certain than enabling your team to take […]
Sitting on a corporate Board of Directors was once a social imperative. As an attainable goal, it depended on the spoon in your mouth when you were born
Retained Executive Search can be like an iceberg in some ways. What you see on the surface is only a percentage of the benefits that can be lying beneath the surface. A topical example is Talent Optimization. Earlier this year, a Predictive Index survey revealed that 52% of CEOs did not achieve their strategic goals […]
There’s a valid argument that says the worst time to recruit leaders is when you need one. Or don’t wait to fix a leaky roof until it’s raining
Companies are obsessed with recruiting the best candidates. Not just qualified candidates, the best candidates. More than technology, more than assets, the key to delivering the mission is the best team.
On the surface, if you need to recruit an executive in a hurry, you’ve done something wrong.
If you still have trouble with assessing the ROI in leadership development within the organization, you need, to look at Intentional Leadership Development.
A video may not describe a service, but can build trust in business people who provide it
Some data regarding executive recruiting failures doesn’t add up.
Executive search is an excruciatingly diligent process.
It is no coincidence that CSR has become a major factor in recruitment as we transit younger, more educated and more self-aware generations of workers.
Where business is heading in many instances is to move the decision-making closer to the customer.
And this is not only a physical adjustment.
Our latest study – Where is Your Business Heading? – identifies three current impacts on global trends. The first is the new, ever-faster pace of business .
Businesses with inclusive, diverse cultures achieve three competitive advantages more easily: Better decision making – Innovation – Broader appeal.