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Why Decentralized Companies Outperform Their Industrial Peers

CEOs and presidents share why a common language, ownership mindset, and culture of discontent contribute to this organizational structure’s success.

Open for Business: The Value of Flexible Thinking

“We’re facing hard times, and a really tough choice,” said the Chief Executive Officer of a multinational manufacturer, setting out his company’s prospects. At Egon Zehnder, we’ve been hearing this admission more and more from business leaders around the world, as they face rising costs, fluctuating demand, supply chain issues, and other economic, environmental, and socio-political challenges. Peering into an indeterminate future, executives must navigate ambiguous circumstances.

Adapting the Board to New Paradigms: The Example of Web3

For Web3 businesses, finding executive talent is just half of the battle. Building a board of directors who have the experience, capabilities, and mindsets to operate in new, rapidly changing and sometimes decentralized environments is a major challenge for CEOs and founders alike. There are three key elements Web3 businesses should look for in board members.

Egon Zehnder Global Survey Shows Strong Commitment to Sustainability and Need for More Action from Leaders

Creating a More Sustainable World Will Require Empathetic and Visionary Leadership to Guide Culture, Measurement and Talent, results show

Trusting the Process: The Rewards of Early Succession Planning

Though hard to execute, succession is best conceived as an ongoing, future-oriented progression that renews itself the day a new successor takes over.

CEOs at the Vanguard of Sustainable Growth

A sizeable minority of CEOs—one in four of those who participated in our survey—say that sustainability is already a major driver of their decisions. In this article, we shine a spotlight on these CEOs at the vanguard of the transformation to sustainable business.

Corporate Governance Exchange: Former President of PepsiCo Inc, Zein Abdalla, on the Nominations Committee and Leadership Transition

Read on for the key takeaways from an engaging discussion on the future of cultivating and transitioning leaders, from CEOs to board members.

Sole24 Ore – It’s Time to Rethink Leadership and CEOs Know It

The upheaval of COVID-19 has caused many CEOs to reach a new level of self-awareness. As a result, most CEOs believe it is now essential to review their leadership style, according to Egon Zehnder research quoted in Italian daily newspaper Il Sole24 Ore.

Le Temps – CEOs Need to Look Inward

Today’s business leaders need to reinvent themselves more than their companies, reveals an Egon Zehnder survey of 972 CEOs worldwide, including 100 in Switzerland, as quoted in Swiss French-language daily newspaper Le Temps.

Egon Zehnder global study reveals CEOs are more self-aware, yet need to become more relational and adaptive

Survey of nearly 1,000 global CEOs reveals recent social and economic challenges drove unprecedented levels of self-reflection and development – changing CEO perspectives and the leadership role

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