Agility for the Long Term

Viewed in Heidrick & Struggles It is not particularly common to see over ninety percent of executives agree on anything these days. Need for Agility But such consensus does exist on one perceived business necessity: the need for agility in business management. Heidrick & Struggles, the Chicago-headquartered executive search giant, surveyed executives and found, in… More

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What 800 executives envision for the postpandemic workforce

Viewed in McKinsey When the pandemic first emerged earlier this year, businesses largely prepared for what was thought to be, at first, a multi-week disruption. That quickly became a multi-month disruption. And then finally as summer arrived, it was clear that predictions that rising temperatures would bring it to an end were inaccurate. The precise… More

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The changeable organization

Viewed on McKinsey. When a company is underperforming, or identifies substantial opportunities for growth in ways outside of its traditional models, decisions are sometimes made to transform an entire organization around new goals. To be sure, such an approach is not to be taken lightly, and it is a holistic organizational undertaking. In “The Changeable… More

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