Finding Finland’s Future Business Leaders

A new Korn Ferry study reveals the skills leaders will need in the land known for sisu—grit and bravery.

These days, Finland is a global leader in many areas, including education and renewable energy, and overall social progress. It is a land known for sisu, a cultural attribute that roughly translates as stoicism, grit and bravery.

But experts say Finnish leaders can't rely on sisu to plot a course for the future. So this year, Korn Ferry organized emotional intelligence workshops in the country. From the research, Korn Ferry identified five competenciesSelf-Awareness, Achievement Orientation, Adaptability, Empathy,
and Inspirational Leadershipdwhich will shape the future of Finnish business leaders. 

Click "Download the Report" on the right to read about the findings. 

Download the PDF