In a recent survey, employees considered 'purpose' to be more than twice as important, on average, as traditional motivators such as compensation and career advancement. How do you clearly articulate organisational purpose and execute the actions needed to deliver on it?
"With this article, we set out to show which mindsets and practices are proven to make CEOs most effective. It is the fruit of a long-running effort to study performance data on thousands of CEOs, revisit our firsthand experience helping CEOs enhance their leadership approaches, and extract a set of empirical, broadly applicable insights on how excellent CEOs think and act."
Eighth annual research report assesses the concerns of 1,063 board members and executives globally, across a variety of industries. The survey report provides detailed insights broken out by size and type of company, respondent role, industry and geographical region.
A private company board with a unique mix of personalities wanted to attract a non-executive director with the right chemistry and Audit Committee leadership ability. The following case study shows how our team leveraged a global network of trusted business relationships, our proprietary TRANSEARCH Orxestra® Method, and the Hogan Assessment tool to help attract and select a globally experienced executive with a reputation for being a true collaborative leader with deep finance and board experience.
"The way CEOs allocate their time and their presence - where they choose to personally participate - is crucial, not only to their own effectiveness but also to the performance of their companies."
The demand for skilled leadership exceeds supply worldwide and the pressure is high for organisations to find and retain top talent. Ulrich F. Ackermann, Chair at TRANSEARCH International, is interviewed alongside other global AESC leaders for the most recent Executive Talent magazine to discuss the tremendous growth in the executive search and leadership consulting profession.
"Skills based boards have been common in the commercial sector for many years. More recently we are seeing For Purpose Organisations move towards this format, but there is some debate as to whether it comes at the cost of losing the organisations soul. So what is the right balance to ensure the mission of an organisation does not get lost?" Article by Sandra Brown, Director at TRANSEARCH International Australia.
"Serving on a non-profit board is a full body exercise in governance. Board members contribute far more than just their votes. They fill a vital leadership role that engages both their subject matter expertise and their leadership skills… If you are considering serving on a non-profit board, here is what you need to know as you pursue that ambition." by Mike Morrow, Managing Director TRANSEARCH.