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"To thrive [in times of rapid change], organisations that have long been siloed and bureaucratic must become nimble and customer-centric, and command-and-control models must give way to distributed leadership."

Deborah Ancona - Seley Distinguished Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and is the founder of the MIT Leadership Center.
Five Rules for Leading in a Digital World
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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.

The Global Expansion of Executive Search
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There is one fact of life that is impossible to ignore - tomorrow will be (very) different. More specifically, the rate of change is getting faster - and about to get much faster. It is a matter of adapt or perish.

Flexibility, a flatter structure, enhanced freedom to act, and a laser-like business focus represent part of the answer. Being faster, however, is ultimately all about how people learn.

In this excerpt from the book 'The A–Z of Organization Culture', John Burdett explains why the speed of learning is quickly becoming the ultimate competitive advantage, and presents several innovative ways of introducing effective learning experiences into your organisation.

Speed of Learning: The Ultimate Competitive Advantage
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Trust is an incredibly valuable business currency for today's global leaders. The following article presents an overview of research into key characteristics of trust in effective leadership. "By understanding the behaviors that underlie trust, leaders are better able to elevate the level of trust that others feel toward them."

The 3 Elements of Trust
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