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IRC Primes Leaders for the Future

Theme: Intercultural Management | July 22, 2019

IRC Global Executive Search Partners convened affiliates and business partners at three regional summits covering Asia Pacific (APAC), Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and the Americas in early 2019 to spark an intercontinental discussion about leadership and organizational preparedness in an era characterized by accelerating technological change and disruption.
Raj Kumar Paramanathan
Steven B.  McKinney

Raj Kumar Paramanathan Steven B. McKinney

How to Empower Future-Ready Leadership

Theme: Intercultural Management | May 8, 2019

Recently, IRC Global Executive Search Partners convened a summit in Gurgaon bringing together senior executives from leading organizations of the Asia Pacific region to explore what organizations and leaders can do to prepare their companies for the future. Many of the themes that emerged are timeless; others are specific to the modern age and the opportunities and challenges of the digital era.
Monicca Yan

Monicca Yan

Breaking the Glass Ceiling at Grundfos Thailand

Theme: Intercultural Management | May 7, 2019

Porthip Nat Viphatanaporn joined Grundfos in 1993, soon after the company launched operations in Thailand. After working in a supportive capacity alongside five country managing directors in not so many years, she took a shot at the top post herself and proved her worth in a traditionally male-dominated industry, delivering growth and stability for the next 25 years.
Richard Boot OBE DL

Richard Boot OBE DL

Relevance or Extinction?

Theme: Intercultural Management | May 3, 2019

This is the stark choice facing business in the digital age and, says David Haley, Senior Vice President of Atos, complete transformation is the answer.
Stepan Motejzik

Stepan Motejzik

IRC EMEA: Navigating the Future

Theme: Intercultural Management | May 3, 2019

The spring summit of IRC leaders from Europe, the Middle East and Africa and guest leaders from major European enterprises gathered in London to grapple with a significant challenge of our times: how can businesses ride the storm of technological change and remain competitive? Can you calm the storm before it blows you off course?
Hamilton Teixeira

Hamilton Teixeira

Developing Leaders to be Future Ready

Theme: Intercultural Management | May 3, 2019

IRC Global Executive Search Partners conducts annual leadership summits in major business centres in order to exchange views about contemporary issues of importance to senior executives. The 2019 Americas summit was held in San Francisco. Speakers David Esposito, managing partner of the leadership consulting firm Harvest Time Partners and former astronaut Steve Smith joined with attendees to explore the challenges of leadership in uncertain times.
Dr. Christa Uehlinger

Dr. Christa Uehlinger

The Urgent Need to Bring Humanity Back into Business – Upskill Your Workforce Now, the Clock Is Ticking

Theme: Intercultural Management | May 1, 2019

The global workplace is changing rapidly. By 2022, the frontier between humans and machines will have shifted significantly. Thus, humanity needs a reboot and will be the real differentiator. Companies are being implored to act now and to upskill their workforce with people skills such as communication, intercultural competencies, complex problem solving and emotional intelligence capabilities.
Grace Abella-Zata

Grace Abella-Zata

How Locals Can Play a More Prominent Role Leading Multinationals in Asia

Theme: Intercultural Management | April 16, 2019

Hiring more locals to fill top posts at Western multinational corporations (MNCs) operating in Asia doesn’t just further inclusion, it’s good business. Localising leadership requires overcoming cultural conditioning in certain Asian cultures that may, in certain circumstances, be a hindrance to upward mobility in large global organisations, but organisations that are cultivating local management in the region seldom regret it.
Ricardo Nugent

Ricardo Nugent

Mind the Gap: Millennials vs Generation X and Baby Boomers

Theme: Intercultural Management | March 8, 2019

Millennials, together with generation X, are quickly becoming the largest working demographic globally, nearly on par with baby boomers, and in many parts of the world, already outnumbering them. Gaps in communication and suboptimal working relationships can be avoided by bridging the generations proactively.
Grace Abella-Zata

Grace Abella-Zata

Leadership Transformation in the Age of Disruption

Theme: Intercultural Management | Sept. 14, 2018

Technology and digitalization are demanding leadership transformation. Several broadly applicable recommendations to guide forward-thinking organizations in the era of omnipresent disruption emerged during IRC Global Executive Search Partners’ C-Suite Roundtable Discussions held in Singapore, Amsterdam, and Miami in early 2018.

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