The Chief Digital Officer (CDO) is a much-misunderstood role. Egon Zehnder’s Christian Wohlgensinger, who manages Technology Practice in Switzerland, provided more clarity about CDOs’ work during an interview with CNN Money.
Many people think that the structure and ownership of a business affects the pressures their leaders face. It is certainly true that the need for a publicly listed company to be accountable to its shareholders and customers means that short-term difficulties can quickly derail a chief executive’s carefully planned long-term strategy.
While the energy industry grapples with new digital realities, executives and boards are being forced to answer a fundamental question: How do you prioritize assets and people in times of transformation?
Global CEO practice leader Kati Najipoor-Schütte explains the role of power in top management today, and what the inner workings of a leadership personality have to do with this, in an article for the Harvard Business Manager Special Edition “Macht” (Power).