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Leading in the 21st Century

Novartis on digitizing medicine in an aging world
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Novartis on digitizing medicine in an aging world

June 2015—CEO Joseph Jimenez explains where the company is placing its bets and how it’s seeking to bridge biology with technology.more

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Citigroup on engaging the digital customer

June 2015—For Citigroup CEO Michael L. Corbat, growth will come from within: focusing on customers’ financial needs to help inform the bank’s digital offerings, as well as understanding when to invest and when to stay the course.more

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Heidrick & Struggles on the changing nature of leadership

June 2015—Tracy Wolstencroft, CEO of the global executive-search firm, explains the importance of authentic leadership, listening, and getting comfortable with being uncomfortable.more

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Pushing to build Asia’s biggest bank

June 2015—CEO Budi Gunadi Sadikin wants Indonesia’s Bank Mandiri to be the region’s largest. In this interview, he discusses the consumer-banking explosion, the impact of digitization, and the grooming of future leaders.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

When to change how you lead

June 2015—It’s fashionable to say we live in fast-changing times. Does that mean leadership itself must change?more

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Thomson Reuters on making information useful

May 2015—The CEO of the news, information, and professional-software company, Jim Smith, discusses how truly meeting customer expectations is at the heart of the company’s effort to continue growing and digitally adapting.more

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How Dow reinvented itself

May 2015—CEO Andrew N. Liveris discusses his company’s evolution and how engaging the customer chain and embracing technology drives growth and innovation.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

CEO succession starts with developing your leaders

May 2015—Focusing on future priorities and debiasing decisions help, too.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

The eight essentials of innovation

April 2015—Strategic and organizational factors are what separate successful big-company innovators from the rest of the field.more

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Business and society in the coming decades

April 2015—In the long term, corporate and societal interests converge. Walmart CEO Doug McMillon and SVP of sustainability Kathleen McLaughlin argue companies have an opportunity to use their scale and expertise to reshape global systems and mitigate complex problems.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Toward a new HR philosophy

April 2015—HR should empower managers to decide on standards, hire how they choose, and develop company-wide leaders.more

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Ascending to the C-suite

April 2015—A new survey finds that executives who move effectively into the C-suite are communicating priorities, valuing their teams, spending time on culture, and understanding their unique leadership role.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Changing the nature of board engagement

April 2015—Five tips for directors and CEOs striving to make the most of their limited time.more

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