Spencer Stuart

Spencer Stuart Gives Insight on New Zealand Leaders and Their Priorities for 2016 and Beyond

To get a sense of New Zealand’s business mood, Spencer Stuart surveyed a number of the country’s senior executives and board members across a wide range of industries. Our study explores the critical issues facing New Zealand, and how executives would address them via talent and leadership strategies. 

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Spencer Stuart: Getting From Here to There

Transformation is on the agenda of nearly every company. Disruptive technologies and the accelerating pace of change are constantly threatening to undermine legacy businesses. No industry or geography is immune, and even pure-play companies that were among the earliest technology disrupters are being forced to re-evaluate their strategies.

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Spencer Stuart: Why Senior Leaders Need to Rethink Learning Intelligence

Today’s environment of rapid change and disruption demands executives who learn fast and apply that learning in order to succeed. While learning is a commonly discussed topic at many organizations, most theories and constructs do not provide a pragmatic description of the kind of learning that makes senior leaders successful — and could potentially predict their future performance. Most executives do not reach the top levels of an organization without being able to swiftly grasp vast amounts of material.

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Spencer Stuart: Seven Key Traits of Transformational Digital Leaders

As Japan’s e-commerce market continues to grow, retail companies are expanding evermore aggressively into digital. This expansion brings with it a rising demand for leaders who have the skills to guide companies through digital transformation. In this article, successful digital leaders share the key traits that have allowed them to establish their companies on the e-commerce landscape in Japan.

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Spencer Stuart: 2016 CMO Summit: Lessons Learned From Expanding Digital Capabilities

At the 2016 CMO Summit, Spencer Stuart explored what skills chief marketers need to look for as they build best-in-class teams, ways to develop their marketing talent and how to build their own careers.

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Spencer Stuart: 2016 Global Board of Directors Survey

Drawing on responses from more than 4,000 directors from 60 countries, the 2016 Global Board of Directors Survey by Spencer Stuart explores in depth how directors think and operate. It captures in detail the governance practices, strategic priorities and views on board effectiveness of corporate directors around the world.

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Spencer Stuart: Want to be a CEO? Five Essential Qualities Boards Look For

Cathy Anterasian, leader of Spencer Stuart’s CEO Succession Services, talks with Forbes about the fundamentals boards should seek in their organizations' next CEO and how aspiring leaders can position themselves for the top role.

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Spencer Stuart: MWC 2016 Four Takeaways for Leaders

A pulse check of current trends and a barometer of the “next big thing,” Mobile World Congress (MWC) remains one of the best ways to witness the rapid and dramatic evolution of mobile. Spencer Stuart explored the shift in dynamics and the innovations at MWC 2016, hosting two exclusive events for senior executives to capture diverse perspectives on mobile and the implications for talent.

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Spencer Stuart: Governance Takes Center Stage

After years of gradually gaining momentum, investor attention to governance issues has suddenly spiked. Traditional institutional and activist investors have become more explicit in calling on boards to demonstrate that they are being thoughtful about who is sitting around the board table and that directors are contributing. With governance garnering more attention than ever, Spencer Stuart set out to identify the best governance practices for boards as part of this year’s U.S. Technology Board Index.

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Spencer Stuart: U.S. Technology Board Index 2015

To explore what boards are doing in practice, Spencer Stuart’s fourth annual U.S. Technology Board Index examines trends in board composition, governance practices and director compensation for 200 top technology companies in the United States. The companies in this index range in size from $415 million in 2014 revenues to more than $180 billion and represent a broad swath of technology companies, including computer manufacturers, software developers, semiconductor and component makers, telecommunications equipment manufacturers, managed applications and network services, IT services, Internet publishing, search and Internet retail companies.

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