Knowledge & Thought Leadership

Here are recent articles from our professionals regarding specific business issues and the executive search industry in general.

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A Discussion with IKEA’S Roberto Monti

Despite the European crisis, home furnishings retail giant IKEA is taking substantial shares in many markets. Roberto Monti, IKEA’s Region Manager of South and East Europe, shares his insights on how the company’s culture of sustainability, diversity recruiting, and emphasis on having a high presence of women in key positions contribute to its worldwide success.

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Board Ruminations: Volume 3, Issue 2

Facebook appointed Sheryl Sandberg after the social media behemoth drew criticism for having no women on its board. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surrounded himself with extremely bright board members. However many of them, including Sandberg, have virtually identical backgrounds. Improving board decision-making requires diversity, ideally people with different ethnic and cultural backgrounds, viewpoints and expertise.

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Do CEOs have the CIOs and IT capability they deserve and require?

Many CIOs are enjoying a new window of opportunity: the chance to talk about new technology and how it can create real business advantage with the (almost) undivided attention of the board. A high quality CIO can inspire and enthuse, as well as help an organisation maintain the tricky balancing act between data protection responsibilities and innovation; customer intimacy and customer intrusion; easy access to high quality information and maintaining IT security so that hackers cannot damage brands.

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A Discussion with Lamborghini’s Stephan Winkelmann

This edition of The Boyden Leadership Series features Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A., manufacturer of some of the world’s most coveted super sports cars. Mr. Winkelmann discusses the future of the automotive industry, identifying several major trends that are currently shaping it. He also shares his views on the ongoing economic crisis in Italy and his personal approach to tough decisions.

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The Boyden Report: China 2011

The impact of China’s participation in the world economy, its financial muscle and thirst for raw materials is changing our lives and those of generations to come. With China predicted to become the world’s largest economy by 2020, we explore a hypothesis that Chinese business leaders will dominate and reshape global commerce.

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