Consumer companies know all too well that the winner of the innovation race will land the next generation of customers. Yet one blind spot many organizations face as they push to discover “what’s next” is that they equate leading innovation with leading change.
Leaders at Davos are showing a real sense of conviction about doing more for the environment but now need to translate their words into action, says Jill Ader, chairwoman of Egon Zehnder in an interview with Deutsche Welle (DW) at the World Economic Forum.
Unlike their public-company counterparts, which focus mainly on increasing shareholder value, family-business boards must act on behalf of stakeholders with multiple and potentially conflicting agendas – for example, co-owners with equal power and completely opposing financial timelines.
ZURICH – March 26, 2020 – Egon Zehnder, the world’s preeminent leadership advisory firm, today announced its results for fiscal 2019, reporting revenues of CHF 746 million, a 3% increase over 2018 at constant exchange rates. Sustained growth was seen across its leadership advisory services, including CEO search and succession, board advisory offerings and leadership development. As a privately owned partnership, Egon Zehnder operates globally with a debt-free, strong balance sheet.
Today we announce a strategic partnership with SQN, founded on the shared belief that culture change is key to helping organizations adapt and thrive in today’s complex world.
A comprehensive study of the automotive industry has found that driving cultural change is one of the most significant barriers to digital transformation.