Talent Management Center Publications

2017

  1. Sharing the Lead: Examining the Causes and Consequences of Lead Independent Director Appointment

    August 2017 | Director Notes

    The power balance between the CEO and the board largely determines how and whether a lead independent director is appointed as well as what effect the appointment has on firm performance and the likelihood of CEO/chair separation.

  2. Culture and Digital Transformation: Case Studies from Travelex, L’Oréal, Haier, and GE

    August 2017 | Case Studies

    In these company profiles, Travelex, L’Oreal, Haier, and GE share how they have shifted their corporate cultures to embrace digital transformation. 

  3. Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job?: Directors' Perspectives on the Board Member's Job Description

    August 2017 | Key Business Issues

    When describing their own jobs, directors believe CEO succession planning, interactions with management, and shareholder engagement are among the most important issues.

  4. Human Capital in Europe: Forward-Thinking Strategies for Meeting the Decade's Challenges

    July 2017 | Research Report

    We find considerable alignment between what CEOs and HR executives of companies based in Europe view as their major challenges through 2020. 

  5. 22 Truths about Change and Transformation

    July 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Change today is rapid, overwhelming, and overwhelmingly digital. Leaders need to understand this and to change their strategies, capabilities, and attitudes accordingly.

  6. CEO Succession Practices: 2017 Edition

    July 2017 | Research Report

    CEO Succession Practices: 2017 Edition analyzes all CEO succession events at S&P 500 companies over the last 15 years with additional analysis based on 2017 survey findings.

  7. Leveraging Mature Workers: Addressing European Talent Concerns and Europe's Aging Workforce

    July 2017 | Key Business Issues Listing

    Europe's workforce is aging and possibly shrinking as well. Retaining and retraining mature workers can help stem the tide of workforce defections and fill in skills gaps.

  8. Turning Silver into Gold: Tapping into the Mature Workforce to Close Europe's Widening Talent Gaps

    July 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Europe's workforce is aging and possibly shrinking as well. Retaining and retraining mature workers can help stem the tide of workforce defections and fill in skills gaps.

  9. Digitization’s Impacts on Organizations, Leadership, and HR

    July 2017 | Key Business Issues Listing

    This report investigates what organizations need to look, feel, and act like if they are to be successful at digital transformation. What are the strategic capabilities companies need to develop? How can corporate culture support or hinder digital transformation? What kinds of organizational structure does digital transformation require?

  10. Drafting the 'Dream Team': Leveraging Analytics to Acquire Top Talent in Asia

    June 2017 | Research Report

    Using workforce analytics, organizations can systematically examine and evaluate the quality of their talent acquisition strategies to identify and implement the most effective means for finding talent.