Human resources professionals, specialized in issues of emotional well-being, play an increasingly important role in managing a remote work culture of the company.
We found ourselves in a VUCA world – volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous – long before COVID-19 found us. But the pandemic has made change faster and more volatile, harder to predict, more uncertain, more difficult to analyze, more complex, more ambiguous and more challenging to interpret. Nowhere more so than in the global environment […]
The slow but steady progress to achieve gender equality in business has come under serious threat from the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest annual survey of Women in the Workplace from McKinsey finds as many as two million women are considering leaving the workforce due to pressures in remote working arising from the pandemic. The issue […]
ATLANTA, Ga. October 26, 2020 — A resurgent pandemic is placing massive stress on leaders around the world, according to an international panel of experts. With the majority of an organization’s workforce working outside the office, managers face new priorities ensuring the welfare of their human capital. Such were the findings of a recent global […]
The Life Sciences & Healthcare industry is at a fantastic period with unprecedented improvement of health thanks to innovation. Products are developed under market forces. But as the Covid-19 pandemic demonstrates, when there is an urgent, public health need authorities have to intervene to ensure sufficient financing and reduce commercial risk to the companies. Covid-19 […]
ATLANTA, Ga. September 14, 2020 – Despite the World Health Organization estimate of COVID-19 deaths approaching one million, confirmed cases nearing 29 million and global economies in tatters, the sun will come up tomorrow. That’s the message from Karen Greenbaum, head of the world’s largest association of executive recruiters. “I’m actually hearing of business picking […]
5 Learnings from 2 Global Leaders on Re-Inventing Your Firm for an Evolving Normal “2020 has been a fascinating year with what COVID is bringing to the table. We are focusing our efforts in three big buckets. The first and most important one is to keep our associates safe. The second one is to keep […]
Managing change is one of the new skillsets for the future, say executive leaders on two continents. Daniel Gamba of New York, Co-Head of Fundamental Equities at BlackRock, and Blas Maquivar, President of Global Emerging Markets with Mars Wrigley in London, addressed how global leadership is adjusting to a new “normal” that is still evolving. […]
One of the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis has been an acceleration toward the digitalisation of doctor’s meetings. In China, Tencent announced last March that the crisis has enabled them to multiply the number of registered patients by 1.6, with a total of 18 million customers in June. At first sight, it looks like a […]
Despite severe pressure arising from the coronavirus pandemic, global health regulations could be a beneficiary in the new normal.
COVID-19 took the world by surprise locking down countries and suspending the economy. Now we are moving forward, through uncharted waters, creating a new normal. Here is a leadership framework that can provide navigation. Protection Provide structured procedures and measures to ensure your employees, customers, subcontractors and their families feel protected returning to work. Recovery […]
CORNERSTONE & COVID: Our members around the world are stepping up to comment on the new challenges facing our industry. Here’s Martin Braddock of Dubai Back in 2016, I wrote an article called: ‘Emulating the qualities of the Salamander: How an Executive Coach can help you’. Not the ‘catchiest’ of titles, but it […]
Each person on our team has had his or her own unique experience. Same crisis, different realities.
CORNERSTONE & COVID: Our members around the world are stepping up to comment on the new challenges facing our industry. Here’s Dan Heiman of Kansas City , Regional Chair for North America. Some of you may be old enough to remember the 1979 song Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles. It was the very […]
Now is the time to begin thinking about your employees, and the decisions you need to make as you move forward.
Across the world, we are collectively experiencing one of the most significant changes of our lives. The loss of physical touch, standing close to people without fear, and dinner out with friends. We have lost the option of celebrating milestone – birthdays, weddings, graduations, baby showers, holidays and cancelled vacations, the losses are mounting. Many […]
Of the many business developments related to the COVID-19 epidemic, none has been more dramatic than the demand for medical-grade masks. The drive to meet the global need has created a supply surge in China unlike anything in the past decade, ending in a new, multi-nation industry. As the virus continued spreading around the world, […]
It is said that every cloud has a silver lining. It may be hard to find right now in the Coronavirus cloud, but new opportunities arise in all crises. Perhaps this pandemic will help organizations around the world to further value the importance of digital transformation of processes, investment in training their leaders and bringing […]
We are in one of the most challenging times I can recall with pressure from many directions, much of it beyond our control. How we act and react will have an impact on the outcome for us, for our employees and for our organizations. The time you invest now establishing the appropriate plan of action […]
We don’t know where we are on the COVID-19 curve of confusion and destruction, but how we look back on Spring 2020 depends heavily on how global business responds to the challenge. Government actions are key, but government actions are also by default slow. An important characteristic of the new pandemic is the astonishing speed […]