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Can They Make the Leap?

What It Takes to Get to — and Succeed in — the Most Senior Functional Roles

March 28, 2016

Drawing on what we know about why some senior leaders have such a powerful impact on business performance while others do not, we look at how organizations can improve their ability to assess and develop executives for the most senior functional roles.
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Developments in Predicting CEO Success

New perspectives on identifying and assessing the essential traits of effective leaders

November 03, 2015

Understanding an executive’s readiness to move into the next role requires an assessment of capabilities, track record and Executive Intelligence.
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Why Senior Leaders Need to Rethink Learning Intelligence

March 28, 2016

We look at the concept of learning intelligence, why it matters and how leaders can enhance their own learning intelligence and the ability of the organization to learn and adapt.
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Point of View 2016

March 28, 2016

This issue explores the nature of learning in a business context and highlights what Spencer Stuart and others have learned from experience — in digital transformation, leadership development and assessment, board governance and more.
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Unlocking Merger Value

Getting the People Strategy Right

September 01, 2015

Why don’t mergers achieve their full potential? Flawed leadership selection, cultural tensions and conflict among the top team are the main reasons. There is a better approach. 
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Identifying Cross-Cultural Agility in Senior Executives

Cross-Cultural Agility, Part 1

August 10, 2015

Based on data from our extensive work with globally expanding organizations and discussions with numerous global executives, Part 1 of this series explores five signs leaders will likely succeed in cross-border assignments.
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A Roadmap for Long-Term Cross-Cultural Success

Cross-Cultural Agility, Part 2

August 10, 2015

Part 2 of this series examines how organizations and executives themselves can ensure long-term success in their cross-border roles and beyond.
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Leadership in the Consumer Sector

What it takes to be a CEO in today’s global marketplace

December 04, 2014

Five consumer CEOs describe the unique traits and experiences that defined successful leadership in the industry.
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Getting a Merger Right

Avoid the Value-Eroding Talent Traps

September 19, 2013

Mergers frequently fail to deliver their anticipated value and, more often than not, talent issues are the reason for this. We identify the reasons companies often get talent decisions wrong and offer four recommendations for building a high-performing team to manage the integration and the newly combined company.

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Executive Onboarding

Is there a right way?

January 28, 2015

An inadequate onboarding process can be frustrating for newly hired executives — and costly for companies if the leader ends up failing. We share ideas for building a better onboarding program.

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Building a Career Today

When taking a lateral step makes sense

January 28, 2015

Lateral moves test resilience, ability to adapt, and readiness for more complex and demanding roles, and can broaden an individual’s career options. But they can be risky.

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Assessment in the Middle East

September 03, 2014

Executives in the Middle East are finding assessment to be a critical tool in identifying and preparing the next generation of leaders for the coming global challenges.
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Works Well with Others

The Digital Imperative That's Not Technology-Related

January 27, 2014

Cross-functional collaboration is vital for producing more integrated digital experiences for the customer, as well as improved operations and streamlined processes for the organization as a whole. 
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How Do You Predict CEO Success?

The Case for a New Succession Planning Approach

January 30, 2013

The case for a new, more rigorous succession planning approach that is both more analytical and more forward-looking than the processes most boards employ today.
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Understanding executive potential

The underappreciated leadership traits of the most successful executives — and why they’re important

December 06, 2010

We identify and explain the often-overlooked leadership traits that are fundamental to success, and the questions leaders can ask about individuals’ ability in these areas.
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Defining Executive Intelligence

The skills that distinguish great leaders

October 17, 2008

Why are some executives better equipped to get at the heart of important issues and effectively anticipate and manage challenges that arise? What skills do these leaders possess? Management theories abound, but years of research and interviews with scores of successful business executives show that the most effective leaders possess the set of skills that defines Executive Intelligence.
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Know Your Talent

How boards should be thinking about executive capability

March 07, 2013

Suggestions on how boards can develop stronger insights in assessing the ability of executives to take on greater leadership roles.
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Narcissism

The Difference between High Achievers and Leaders

July 10, 2012

Guidance for identifying high achievers with a costly level of narcissism and helping these individuals make the leap from high achievers to leaders.
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Leading Through Volatility

October 19, 2011

Three steps for managing how you react to volatility — and becoming a more effective leader.
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Better Under Pressure

How Great Leaders Bring Out the Best in Themselves and Others

May 11, 2011

Most business leaders can take only so much pressure before their performance slides. Yet some CEOs deliver their greatest successes when times get toughest. How do they do it?
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Hiring for Smarts

November 01, 2005

This article explores the concept and assessment of Executive Intelligence, the set of business-specific critical-thinking skills that senior executives need to perform at the highest level.
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Executive Intelligence: What all great leaders have

November 01, 2005

Finding and assembling the very best people should be the first priority of every business, but what is it that makes executives perform at the highest level—and how do you recognize it?
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NRF 2016 Highlights: The New Reality for Retail Leaders

NRF 2016 Highlights: The New Reality for Retail Leaders

February 08, 2016

Insights on key trends from the National Retail Federation Annual Convention & Expo and what they mean for the industry’s global leaders.
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How to Think About Assessing Leaders

August 19, 2016

How can organizations improve their ability to make the most critical senior leadership decisions? We identify the characteristics of the most effective executive assessments.
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Staying Local While Going Global

New Zealand Leaders on Their Priorities for 2016 and Beyond

August 29, 2016

This study explores the critical issues facing New Zealand, and how executives would address them via talent and leadership strategies.
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