As natural gas production proliferates and opportunities for the industry grow, leaders need to develop a new set of skills and attributes.
Robert Shapiro discusses the early days of agricultural biotechnology, what he is focused on today and the future of agriculture.
An interview with Craig Morrison, CEO of Hexion Specialty Chemicals
A look at the career paths leading to the role of Asia president
Survival in the global market depends on efficient management of the supply chain.
The airline business embodies the complexity, volatility and challenge that more businesses are facing in the current economy, so it can offer some helpful lessons to other industries about corporate governance.
A two-part article explores the growing pains that low-cost airlines are now experiencing, as well as the solutions to these problems.
This article looks at the leadership competencies that are increasingly critical for energy companies to build as well as strategies for finding the leaders with these skills.
Spencer Stuart consultants explore the trend toward expatriate airline leadership, and what it might portend for the future of the industry.
The qualities of an intercultural leader and best practices for developing intercultural leaders within an organization.
This article advises family-owned businesses on how to select the right talent-management approach as they evolve from small family operations to larger-scale businesses that rely increasingly on outside executive talent.
Bob Lumpkins, chairman of one of the world’s largest crop nutrition companies and former CFO of agribusiness giant Cargill, shares insights from his 40-year career in the industry.
An analysis of the world's best airlines reveals the keys to effective leadership succession planning and implementation in the global airline industry.
Senior marketing leaders talk about the role of marketing in industrial companies.
The study explores the business and talent challenges for automotive companies growing their business in China.
Lanxess CEO Axel Heitmann talks about his experience leading the Bayer spinoff.
This article looks at the skills and experience required for today’s operational excellence leaders.
An interview with Raj L. Gupta, chief executive officer of global specialty materials company Rohm and Haas.
An interview Larry Pillard, group chairman of Switzerland-based Tetra Laval.
The home building industry is now looking outside the sector in response to its electrifying growth.
Agriculture reaps major benefits from developments in biotechnology and genomics.
In light of the growing demands of the function and its rising prominence in global organizations, the game has been raised for supply chain leaders and their teams. Yet, the increased demand for supply chain leaders has exposed some gaps in the talent pool. Spencer Stuart recently spoke with supply chain leaders around the world to gain insights into what skills are needed for the next generation of leaders, how they are finding and developing the best talent, and changing the perception of the function.