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Russell Reynolds Associates: The Qualities That Make Humanitarian CEOs Successful Today

Russell Reynolds Associates presents its report on the behavioral characteristics of today CEOs within the field of human welfare. Noting the instability of the political world that affects global development and social justice organizations, leaders within these businesses need specific attributes to succeed in such a turbulent time. To pinpoint the qualities such leaders need to succeed in this industry, Russell Reynolds assessed 31 CEOs from global development and social justice organizations.

The report identifies the following 4 areas where best-in-class humanitarian CEOs differ from the majority of their corporate counterparts:

  • Confident and Creative Problem Solvers
  • Pragmatic Critical Thinkers
  • Personally Motivated by Mission

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