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.
Jill Ader, Chairwoman of Egon Zehnder, shared her insights on top management trends with CNNMoney Switzerland. “We need really curious leaders”, states Ader, “because then you don’t make assumptions, you don’t take diversity views for granted.”
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.
Further expansion of leadership services planned // Michael Ensser joins the global Board of the executive search and leadership advisory firm.