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Egon Zehnder asked over 400 of the world’s top CEOs what it means to be an effective leader today
Corporate leadership development programs aren’t working. Less than a quarter of executives at the organizations that have them think they’re effective. Evaluations of managers at thousands of corporations suggest that 72% have what it takes to grow into C-suite roles. How can we bridge the gap between this raw talent and executive success?
Onboarding is an apt term for how many companies support new leaders’ transitions, because – like helping someone onto a ship – there’s not much more to the process than bringing the executive safely on deck. From there on, he or she is expected to know what to do or sort it out with little or no guidance.
As CMOs continue to face obstacles in the dynamic business world, it’s important to remember the primary takeaways, gleaned while surrounded by peers who have faced or are facing similar situations, from the 2018 Marketing Leadership Summit.
On April 12, 2018, Egon Zehnder hosted its first annual Leaders & Daughters event in Montreal. The event brought together an intimate group of high-powered men and women and their daughters and mentees in hopes of spotlighting the motivations and challenges confronting the next generation of professional women.
Egon Zehnder partner Karim Jalbout shares the biggest highlights from the twelfth annual Founders Forum.
How private equity needs to assess potential chief executive officers and chief financial officers.
Egon Zehnder's Kristi Maynor spoke with GoFundMe's CMO Raquel Rozas at the 2018 Kellogg Marketing Leadership Summit.
Egon Zehnder's Amanda Roberts spoke with the CMO of Peapod Carrie Bienkowski at the 2018 Kellogg Marketing Leadership Summit.
Egon Zehnder's Kristi Maynor spoke with former CMO of Procter & Gamble and current Kellogg professor Jim Stengel at the 2018 Kellogg Marketing Leadership Summit.
Egon Zehnder's Kristi Maynor spoke with KFC U.S. President Kevin Hochman at the 2018 Kellogg Marketing Leadership Summit.
Egon Zehnder's Cynthia Soledad spoke with Greg Carpenter from the Kellogg School of Management at the 2018 Kellogg Marketing Leadership Summit.
Egon Zehnder's Sarah Van Dyck spoke with the CMO of VR/AR and Facebook, Rebecca Van Dyck, at the 2018 Kellogg Marketing Leadership Summit.
Egon Zehnder's Sarah Van Dyck spoke with Clorox CMO Eric Reynolds at the 2018 Kellogg Marketing Leadership Summit.
Egon Zehnder's Amanda Roberts spoke with The Coca-Cola Company's SVP Strategic Marketing Geoff Cottrill at the 2018 Kellogg Marketing Leadership Summit.
Egon Zehnder's Cynthia Soledad spoke with the General Manager of U.S. Chromebooks Zena Arnold at the 2018 Kellogg Marketing Summit.
Few boards have enough tech savvy in the boardroom and even fewer have tech committees. Egon Zehnder's Lindsay Trout shares what boards need to do to be tech-ready in today's world.
During an interview with the consultant Ângela Pêgas, from Egon Zehnder Brazil, the attorney José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz, partner-director at Mattos Filho, a company based in São Paulo, comments on the election of 80% of female partners in 2018. The video tackles core issues related to female leadership such as maternity leave, flexible schedules and the presence of women in a traditionally conservative environment.
Egon Zehnder’s Global Semiconductor Practice Group recently assembled a group of human resources executives from some of the world’s leading semiconductor companies for a dinner conversation focused on the trends and challenges facing the industry.
Defining and then finding the modern marketer is a task we face every day. Consider the hourglass. It is an iconic joining of equals that, when combined, shows us how energy flows easily and perfectly between them. This visual also represents the modern marketer: a master of two equal energies, with the wisdom to know how to balance the flow in marketing resources and focus.
With the rise of artificial intelligence in business, the technology has been used in more and more complex applications in recent years. And it is now starting to conquer the field of human resources – likely one of the most complex fields to be addressed by computers.
Egon Zehnder hosted an intimate roundtable discussion on the impact of Amazon’s second headquarters, with a focus on the DC, Maryland, and Virginia region (DMV). The event brought together fourteen regional business leaders and several members of Egon Zehnder’s digital practice for a thought-provoking discussion on the potential opportunities and threats Amazon HQ2 presents to the region.
For Leaders & Daughters 2018, we hosted 32 panel and roundtable conversations around the world. We have now brought together almost 6,000 attendees to share experiences, perspectives, and—importantly—solutions. Through both intimate and large-scale events, we used this year’s theme—Mind The Gap—to look closely at why senior-level women so rarely make it into the C-Suite, and to share examples of success.
Dick Patton talks to NPR about the importance of mindset preparation and the role of boards in helping CEOs succeed.
Many chemical enterprises have implemented pilot programs as a way of taking the first steps toward digital transformation. But the conversations we have with boards and CEOs, combined with our own observations in the field, suggest that pilot programs rarely lead to transformation in the chemical industry.
Chinese businesses are aggressively expanding into Southeast seeking new markets and investment opportunities, ranging from mining, consumer goods, electronics, real estate to digital services.