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Accelerating change

An automotive leadership wake-up call

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Help wanted

Talent to tackle the world’s most pressing problems

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Consumer

Attracting & Retaining Millennials

Partnering with Bridge.Over Group, Korn Ferry conducted surveys to explore this issue from the perspectives of Millennial employees and Hospitality Chief Executive Officers.

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China’s new business leaders

Top executives with different skill s...

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Beautiful land, tall challenges

British Columbia's resource sector gr...

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The Chief Communications Officer

As business and communication strateg...

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Life Sciences & Healthcare

Buying Life

Buying Life

Imagine you could get a simple medical treatment that would keep you alive until you were 150. Or 200. Or 250. Would you take it?

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Life Sciences & Healthcare

Digital Health

Digital Health

Countless entrepreneurs now claim to have the Uber of health care in their back pocket.

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Interview

The Ethics of Compassionate Care

The Ethics of Compassionate Care

Back in the late 1980s, bioethicist Arthur L. Caplan, Ph.D., was chairman of amfAR, the American Foundation for AIDS Research.

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Life Sciences & Healthcare

Medicine Goes Retail

Medicine Goes Retail

Before discussing the “health care system” in the United States, one should at least examine that word “system.”

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Interview

Serving patients as consumers

Serving patients as consumers

An Interview with Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente.

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Interview

Driven To Serve As Many Lives As Possible

Driven To Serve As Many Lives As Possible

An interview with Tony Coles, M.D., cofounder, chairman and CEO, Yumanity Therapeutics

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Human Resources

Expert value

Expert value

In fierce knowledge-tech economy, companies must refresh thinking on high professionals, specialists with deep expertise.

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Leadership

China’s new business leaders

China’s new business leaders

Top executives with different skill sets will be needed as China's economy shifts, Korn Ferry research finds.

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Industrial

Beautiful land, tall challenges

Beautiful land, tall challenges

British Columbia's resource sector grapples with fast-shifting economy while seeking to improve talent recruiting, development and retention.

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Chief Executive

Formative experiences may be key for CEO readiness

Formative experiences may be key for CEO readiness

CEOs, compared with leaders at other levels, are more likely to have taken a wide range of developmental, career-building experiences.

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Technology

The Chief Communications Officer

The Chief Communications Officer

As business and communication strategies become more closely linked, chief communications officers (CCOs) are taking on more prominent leadership roles within their organizations.

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Financial

Doing well and doing good

Doing well and doing good

Demand’s high for impact investing talent, rarities who possess combined strengths of Warren Buffet, Melinda Gates, and MacGyver.

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Corporate Affairs

The crucial link

The crucial link

Investor relations executives embody the crucial link between a company and its capital market. 

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Technology

The quest for impact

The quest for impact

Busy executives might want to join the board of a technology company for many reasons.

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Boards/Governance

Class of 2014

Class of 2014

Korn Ferry for the third year has conducted its “Class of” research into new non-executive directors, identifying year-over-year movements that indicate the direction of change for NED recruitment in the UK’s largest companies. 

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Talent Management

Trusted Counsel

Trusted Counsel

A new breed of best-in-class corporate affairs officer is evolving, with a sweeping scope of responsibilities and a crucial role as trusted advisor to the CEO.

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Succession

CFO to CEO: The right-brain leadership gap

CFO to CEO: The right-brain leadership gap

CFOs who aspire to become CEOs must move beyond their technical left-brain skills and develop more right-brain social leadership.

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Talent Management

The General Counsel as senior leader

The General Counsel as senior leader

Acting increasingly as both legal and business advisors to CEOs, general counsel draw upon broader industry knowledge and a wider skill set. 

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Human Resources

Purpose driven talent

Purpose driven talent

Socially conscious organizations in the consumer sector are on the rise.

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Boards/Governance

Industry veterans show more skill at driving execution

Industry veterans show more skill at driving execution

Leaders with experience in an industry, especially if they move among companies in one sector, show more skill in driving execution.

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Boards/Governance

Beyond The Old Boys’ Network

Beyond The Old Boys’ Network

Korn Ferry and ecoDa have produced a comprehensive manual for corporate governance in Europe including 14 recommendations that cover the entire nomination process. 

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Succession

Succession Matters: Report Three

Succession Matters: Report Three

The third report examines the results and research around impactful development and accelerated readiness.

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Succession

The risky business of CEO succession

The risky business of CEO succession

This work provides strategic and tactical advice for those working in leadership development. 

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Succession

Boards Must Look to the Future with a Thoughtful Succession Plan to Lead and Win

Boards Must Look to the Future with a Thoughtful Succession Plan to Lead and Win

The board needs to have a succession plan of its own. A thoughtful analysis will be essential in recruiting new directors.

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Extras

From Diversity and Inclusion to Interconnectedness

From Diversity and Inclusion to Interconnectedness

The world is more diverse than ever before, a multicultural mosaic of endless variety.

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Latest Thinking

Understanding Bias and the Brain

Understanding Bias and the Brain

Exploring the neural pathways of prejudice may offer clues to lessening its effect.

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Latest Thinking

Building the Best C-suite Teams

Building the Best C-suite Teams

Besides agility, our work has underscored self-awareness and willingness to embrace feedback as necessary hallmarks of leadership.

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Latest Thinking

Big Data & Advanced Analytics: Making Search More Precise

Big Data & Advanced Analytics: Making Search More Precise

In the past, matching an executive with a role in an organization required a mixture of experience, intuition and chance.

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Latest Thinking

Giant Leap Forward

Giant Leap Forward

At Korn Ferry, science—from the advanced social sciences to those that focus on analytics and big data—has merged with the art of understanding how people work together culturally.

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