Spencer Stuart

Spencer Stuart: Building a Career Today

It is increasingly understood that making lateral moves can be more beneficial than climbing the rungs of the proverbial ladder. Lateral moves can help develop technical skills and broaden an individual’s knowledge of the business and test readiness for a new position. However, Spencer Stuart reports the potential benefits and possible risks should be carefully considered.

 

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Spencer Stuart: Assessment in the Middle East

A report from Spencer Stuart finds the key challenge facing Middle Eastern companies is how to empower the next generation of leaders. The report identifies factors preventing the generational change from occurring and recommends how companies can use assessment to develop leaders who can make their businesses compete on the global stage.

 

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Spencer Stuart: Designing the Organization for Digital

Spencer Stuart finds that companies need more than a chief digital officer, digitally savvy directors on the board, or a digital team to prepare them for the digital landscape.  To be successful in the increasingly digital world, all of these stakeholders within companies need to invest time in order to define how digital will impact their agenda.

 

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Spencer Stuart: Big Data and the Future of Business

The digital transformation has had major impact on business and society since the advent of the Internet. In a recent report Spencer Stuart invited three leaders in the digital world to consider the future trends and how leaders should address the risks and opportunities.

 

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Spencer Stuart: Dynamic Talent for Dynamic Markets

In a recent report, Spencer Stuart outlines the attributes and additional skills needed for leaders in dynamic markets to truly be effective.  Dynamic market leaders must have cultural agility, handle different kinds of complexities, build local talent pipelines, connect with political and stakeholders, manage regulatory challenges, and have entrepreneurial spirit.

 

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Spencer Stuart: Pace of Board Evolution

In a recent article Spencer Stuart compared the U.K. and U.S. board environment. They found that although they share many similarities including a shareholder-centric approach. There are differences between U.S. and U.K. boards in terms of how they are able to adapt to change.

 

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Spencer Stuart: Succession Planning For the Board

Industries constantly undergo some form of transformation, whether it is due to regulation, market disruption, innovative technology, new business models, or other forms of competitive pressure. For this reason, boards should evolve in similar ways to provide effective leadership when heading in a new direction or entering new regions.  A recent article by Spencer Stuart considers how boards can welcome the opportunity to change through succession planning.

 

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Spencer Stuart: Harnessing Digital Forces in Asia

To understand how Asian companies are embracing and adapting to the digital transformation compared to the West, Spencer Stuart held a series of round table discussions with senior leaders across all industries.

 

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Spencer Stuart: Talent Considerations for Internationalizing Chinese Enterprises

The Asia Pacific region has become a producer of top talent, which has significantly increased the size and diversity of the talent pool. Not only is the region producers of top talent, many Western executives are drawn to the region because they view it as critical to their career advancement. Spencer Stuart finds that while companies have more options, the diverse talent pool makes it more challenging to evaluate candidates who would be the best fit.

 

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Spencer Stuart: The CFO in China: Balancing Speed with Precision

A report from Spencer Stuart finds that all the growth in China has been a challenge for chief financial officers, who have the reasonability of evaluating business opportunities.  The challenge for the CFO arises especially when deciding which opportunity to pursue when it comes to the digital experience. Consumers have high expectations with respect to accessibility and speed. This requires companies to reach consumers through various channels because if one company fails to respond to consumer demand another company will step in and seize the opportunity.

 

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