This Week in Leadership

The big talks at the United Nations. Amazon's hunt for a second headquarters. Plus, how bitter feuds can be big business.  Read Korn Ferry’s take on recent news, from our reporting team.

The Big Speech Dilemma            

We saw it the UN this week: the podium is a great but scary place for leaders.

In Britian, a Loose Cannon

Speaking of big speeches, before UK Prime Minister Theresa May gave her once-in-a-lifetime Brexit policy speech, she had to deal with a problem nearly every leader faces. 

A Surprising Lag in the Tech Sector         

You might think tech is all over building up talent for the Internet of Things. Think again.

Will Amazon Find the Right Home?         

It's a growing problem, literally, for the big retailer and others: move to where talent is plentiful—or cheap.

'Battle of the Sexes' Feuds         

The release of the new movie reminds us that public feuding, staged or not, has its plus side.

A Learning Curve for Insurers

Less than half of insurance sector employees think their industry is innovative; a new Korn Ferry white paper.

Authors

  • Mark Urban, Ph.D.

    Associate Client Partner

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  • Henry Topping

    Senior Client Partner, Media, Entertainment & Sports

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  • Werner Penk

    President, Technology

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  • Bernard S. Zen-Ruffinen

    Chairman, EMEA

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