Leaders For What's Next

Amrop advises the world’s most dynamic, agile organizations on identifying and positioning Leaders For What’s Next - adept at working across borders, in markets around the world. Operating through more than 80 offices, Amrop is one of the world’s largest retained executive search partnerships.

Leadership and the Brain I

As cave dwellers, co-operation improved the chances of our survival as a species, so the instinctive tendency for co-operation is deeply embedded in our brains. If this is the case, then why is co-operation sometimes so difficult to establish? In this article, Amrop guest writer Dr. Tara Swart takes a look at the neuroscience of business. How can its insights explain and optimize our interactions with stakeholders?

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The Challenging Role

In many countries, the role of the Chair is evolving. In all organizations, it is vital. Today there’s no shortage of prescriptions. But behind the guidelines, the task is filled with challenges. Amrop's Global Board Practice uncovers nine of them.

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Omni-channel

In Canada, a large and venerable mass-merchant faces a serious rethink in order to evolve its Customer Centricity from ‘art’ to ‘science.’ In China, the e-commerce team of a renowned retailer is confused and frustrated by constant changes in strategic direction. Even the best leaders face a host of challenges in the omni-channel race. We set the scene, report from the frontline and present the ideal profile for the elusive 'omni-channel champion.'

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Digital Leadership in Wealth Management

As a rule, management positions at larger asset managers and private banks are only reached by people who have a practical track record, or training, in digitization.

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