Executive Insight

RHR International shares psychological insights and practical advice on matters that are of interest to senior-level executive leaders. It does this through its internal publication, called Executive Insight, as well as through other reports. Short, topical, and to the point, these pieces feature suggestions you can put to use immediately to increase your own efficiency as well as that of your team and organization.

  • Building a World-Class Board

    Selecting new board directors is a high-stakes, public endeavor. Given the need for a board to work together effectively as a team, a rushed decision or a mistake could mean years of opportunity lost — or worse.

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  • Leading a Matrixed Organization to Success

    As markets become more global and businesses become multifaceted, CEOs are increasingly opting for a matrix organizational structure. While the matrix structure offers unique advantages, it also necessitates careful management of its risks.

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  • Leadership in Times of Uncertainty

    It is nearly impossible to escape from the unending stream of global unrest and financial upheaval. And yet, in extraordinary times people turn to their leaders for guidance and reassurance more than ever before.

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Research Studies

RHR consultants and our research team work with clients and other research partners to develop meaningful scientific data and analysis on situations that challenge individual, team, and organizational efficiency. This allows RHR to design practical new solutions and fine-tune existing processes to ensure that our services are consistently on the leading edge of the consulting industry.

  • Sustaining Boardroom Performance: How Great Boards Stay...
    Board & CEO Services

    In 2016, RHR International—in conjunction with the NYSE Governance Services—conducted a study to survey board directors and explore their renewal practices in more depth. This was follow-up to a 2014 study that found great boards must continually refresh and renew themselves to sustain a high level of contribution over time.

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  • Ready for Launch: How to Achieve a Transformative...
    Executive Development

    Ready for Launch is designed to help executives make the most of their individual leadership development engagements. In developing this guide, we asked our seasoned RHR consultants about their engagements over the years. For example: How do executives get the most out of these engagements? How does their mindset differ from those executives who do not accelerate as leaders? 

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  • The Winning Formula® Profile for a Great Board
    Board & CEO Services

    A great board is a team of exceptionally competent leaders committed to the long-term mission of the business. Their edge over typical boards is their ability to anticipate the future—to seize emerging opportunities or craft prudent defensive actions to protect the enterprise. Ultimately, great boards win in the marketplace.

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Books

The RHR International ebook series is designed to bring the world of the CEO to light as never before and give senior managers and leaders a fresh perspective rooted in experience. We offer a new lens with which to know what influences some of the most ambitious, driven individuals you will ever meet. Some of you will see your own reflection in this series and confirm what you already may be experiencing on the job.

  • Inside CEO Succession: The Essential Guide to Leadership...
    By: Thomas J. Saporito, By: Paul C. Winum

    Effective CEO succession requires a well-defined course of action that ensures a supply of highly capable candidates are ready to assume the chief executive position whether through an unexpected event or a planned transition. Dr. Thomas J. Saporito, Executive Chairman of RHR International and Dr.

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  • The Capacity to Trust
    By: Thomas J. Saporito

    Whom do I trust? It’s the classic leadership dilemma: chief executives must rely on others to succeed; yet that very action creates risk. Misplaced trust can jeopardize entire organizations, not to mention personal reputations. While seemingly a very simple question, the answer is actually quite complex and often role defining.

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  • What Do Your Instincts Tell You?
    By: Thomas J. Saporito

    With the right ingredients, instinct is a powerful ally that marshals all the other qualities of great leadership and gives the CEO the competence to trust his or her intuition and the confidence to make a leap in judgment.

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