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Forget Fomo – it’s all about Fobo now, says Egon Zehnder chairman

At the recently concluded World Economic Forum’s Davos meeting, so much of the discussion centred on generative artificial intelligence (AI), and the impact it is having on industry and the world.

CIOs for hire shift focus as clients tackle cyber, AI rollouts

Amid enterprise resource constraints, interim and fractional CIOs lead longer-term strategies.

Seventy-three percent of business leaders are ill-equipped for AI transformation: Research

A new Egon Zehnder report, in partnership with Kearney, finds that AI's rapid growth is a contributing factor, with 73% of those surveyed feeling limited by time, people, and money.

AI is coming for all our jobs... Or is it?

Burcu Bicakci on the opportunities, challenges, and the role leaders will play in ensuring their organizations are ready for Artificial Intelligence.

Headhunters Point Out the Biggest Opportunities in 2024

For Angela Pegas, CFO searches could be on the rise in 2024 due to a potential rise in IPOs, which will demand increased expertise on products, risk, growth, tech, and a disruptive mindset.

Chief Procurement Officers: What they do and why they’re ‘unsung heroes’ for tackling big global challenges

“Chief Procurement Officers can fit into a net zero strategy as a key deliverer of part of the strategy,” says Rachael de Renzy Channer, Egon Zehnder's Head of Sustainability.

You Can Say, Carefully, 'I Don't Know,' Says Egon Zehnder CEO

Edilson Camara, Global CEO of Egon Zehnder, in interview to Valor Econômico

Lessons from Large Family Firms About Choosing a CEO

Research shows that large family businesses had much better succession practices than their nonfamily counterparts, and they outperformed on several measures after new appointees took the reins.

Forecast 2024: Worth the Risk

In this Portfolio Magazine interview, Wan May Ang, Partner and Singapore Office Leader of Egon Zehnder alongside other leaders, answer: What risks are you willing to take for 2024?

CIOs Grapple with the Ethics of Implementing AI

Christoph Wollersheim, a member of the services and artificial intelligence practices group at global consulting firm Egon Zehnder, pinpoints five critical areas most organizations need to address when implementing AI: accuracy, bias, security, transparency, and societal responsibility.

Four Skills as CEO That Foster a Forward-Thinking Corporate Culture

According to a study by Egon Zehnder, around 80% of global CEOs recognize they must change themselves to change the world.

Tanay Misra discusses "Elevating the CSO's Voice" - CNA 938

Egon Zehnder's Tanay Misra discusses the key findings of the recent "Elevating the CSO's Voice" study with CNA 938's Work It show with Cheryl Goh and Stanley Leong.

Women Leaders in a Transformative Era

Egon Zehnder's Global Board Diversity Tracker shows that 11.1% of executive board chairs are held by women in India, while the number stands at 3.7% globally.

CSOs Propel Shift Towards Sustainable Business Practices

A new Egon Zehnder study reveals that, supported by CEOs, CSOs are amplifying sustainability impact and embedding it across organizational operations.

'Accomplishment Doesn't Always Go Hand in Hand with Success'

Faced with complexity, traditional skills and certainties are not only not enough but sometimes prove limiting, says Raphaël Czuwak, managing partner of Egon Zehnder in France.

3 Priorities for Today’s Marketing Leaders

Consultants Martha Williams and Pree Rao, alongside other experts, weigh in on trends and challenges in a time of radical industry shifts.

Lindsay Trout: Transforming the World through Exceptional Leadership

CXO Inc Magazine interviewed Egon Zehnder partner Lindsay Trout about her background, leading for a better world, advising leaders to become their best selves, and more.

How to Find a CSO with the Range of Skills your Company Needs

The CSO role has become much more strategic, taking responsibility for broader business transformation, explains Catherine Zhu, Global Head of Egon Zehnder's Sustainability Practice.

Unveiling the Business Risk: Why Board and Executive Engagement in DE&I Matters

The absence of well-run DE&I efforts is a business risk that boards should strongly consider.

What Did You Say? Boards Tackle Corporate Jargon

Governments around the world have introduced laws that require plain language in public communications. Directors in the corporate world could benefit from similar efforts, consultant William Houston discusses.

Board Oversight of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Well-run diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives can yield many benefits, but on the other hand, poorly resourced DE&I efforts can put a business at risk and hinder progress, as consultants Chuck Gray and Cynthia Soledad discuss.

How to Create an Inclusive Executive Search Process that Promotes Diversity in the Boardroom

Making leadership appointment processes more inclusive starts with the role of the people involved in the search process, Silvia Wiesner explores, drawing from "Search 2.0: The Future of Leadership Appointments."

Trailblazing Leaders and Visionaries: Showcasing the Evolution of Leadership

Egon Zehnder's Natascha van Boetzelaer discusses digital talent on the Business Leader podcast.

The Unexpected Pitfalls of Work-from-Home Parenthood

In a 2021 Egon Zehnder study, more than 7 in 10 C-suite professionals said that remote workers might be passed over for leadership roles because they weren’t in the office.

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