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How to separate learning myths from reality

July 2015—Misconceptions about the brain are embedded in corporate training programs and could be sabotaging their effectiveness. Companies should reevaluate them in light of the latest scientific insights.more

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Changing change management

July 2015—Research tells us that most change efforts fail. Yet change methodologies are stuck in a predigital era. It’s high time to start catching up.more

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Putting digital process innovation at the center of organizational change

July 2015—When a merger is announced, the IT organization has a unique opportunity to help the company reimagine its technology landscape and clarify its digitization strategy.more

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Repelling the cyberattackers

July 2015—Organizations must build digital resilience to protect their most valuable information assets.more

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Want to become agile? Learn from your IT team

July 2015—IT teams have spent decades adjusting to the rapid evolution of hardware and software. Here’s how to benefit from that experience.more

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An executive’s guide to machine learning

June 2015—It’s no longer the preserve of artificial-intelligence researchers and born-digital companies like Amazon, Google, and Netflix.more

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Learning from Google’s digital culture

June 2015—What can traditional organizations learn from digital natives? In this interview, Google’s VP of US sales and operations explains how the company’s culture developed and continues to be nurtured.more

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Raising your Digital Quotient

June 2015—Following the leader is a dangerous game. It’s better to focus on building an organization and culture that can realize the strategy that’s right for you.more

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Getting organizational redesign right

June 2015—Companies will better integrate their people, processes, and structures by following nine golden rules.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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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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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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The simple rules of disciplined innovation

May 2015—Constraints aren’t the enemy of creativity—they make it more effective.more

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