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Leaders must master two styles of leadership during a crisis: acute, to respond to the initial chaos; and chronic, to manage the long and often uncertain path to recovery.  That’s the view of Gartner, expressed in a recent report titled, “Acute vs. Chronic Leadership during the Covid-19 Pandemic”, authored by

COVID-19 has accelerated globally transformative trends in business according to senior industry executives we interviewed for our COVID-19 Disruption series. Last week we asked Didier Bonnet, Affiliate Professor of Strategy and Digital Transformation at IMD Business School, Max Ryerson, the CEO of StratForce, and Korn Ferry’s APAC IT services VP

One of Australia’s top technology recruiters, Bridget Gray, the long-time Harvey Nash Australia managing director has moved across to Korn Ferry where she has joined the firm as vice president, IT Services, Asia Pacific. She is based in the firm’s Sydney office. Bill Sebra, Global Operating Executive Professional Search and

By the end of 2009, the GFC was already retreating into the rearview mirror, ushering in a new decade which would see ecommerce and mobile technologies take hold, and money pouring in venture-backed start-ups like Facebook, Uber, and AirBnB. That created a new generation of cashed-up disruptors looking for incumbents

The role of IT has changed dramatically over the last two decades, and the expectations on technology leaders like CIOs and CTOs have evolved to reflect these changes. Often, those IT chiefs are required to help their organisations adjust to the business disruption this technology-led change has ushered in. These

Companies with enough digitally savvy board members make more money. That’s the key finding from a recent study by MIT Sloan, which also revealed that few organisations measure up. The research found that only 24 per cent of the boards of companies listed in the US with over $1 billion

As digital tightens its grip on business models, new ways of working and organisational practices are migrating from the tech world into the wider business community as it undergoes the often fraught process of digital transformation. Enter the chief product officer, the executive charged with making sure it all runs

We live in a disrupted age. For those already struggling, the situation is unlikely to improve.  Indeed, listen to management consultants like McKinsey and Company, and they will tell you all value chains will be disrupted. But we are not so much accelerating towards entropy, as replacing an old order

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The level of digital upheaval is growing around the world with a big increase in the number of board members who believe their organisations are being disrupted.  41 per cent of directors, up from 31 per cent last year, acknowledged the impact in the Harvey Nash/Alumni board report, released in London