• Dr. Patrick Dailey Joins RHR International
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    RHR International announced today that Dr. Patrick Dailey has joined the firm as a member of its Board and CEO Services practice. In addition to extensive experience with board governance issues, Dr. Dailey excels in enhancing overall board effectiveness and the capability of individual directors. His areas of expertise include board and committee policy work; integration of newly appointed directors...

  • RHR International Puts Spotlight on Board Best...
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    Directors today are squeezed between historically high levels of scrutiny and increased demand for organizational value. Only boards with a steadfast dedication to excellence and continuous improvement will be prepared to meet this challenge. In the boardroom, that commitment translates to using best practices in the selection and development of individual members and periodic reviews of overall...

  • Cultural Misalignment Hampers Advancement of African...
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    Evidence indicates that ethnic minorities and women continue to be underrepresented in the ranks of senior executives. The dearth of African Americans in the uppermost corporate leadership roles is especially stark. According to an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission survey in 2011, African American executives made up only 2.8 percent of CEOs. This number is lowest amongst the four major ethnic...

  • Top CEOs Tell How They Learned to Trust Their Guts
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    There’s more to the role of chief executive than being brilliant with strategy or adept with numbers. At the CEO level, the problems are more complex and the solutions become more ambiguous. It takes experience, a few mistakes, solid feedback, and self insight to make the bold decisions that such situations demand.

  • Organizations Often Fail High-Potential Executives,...
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    It always comes as a shock when someone with an impressive combination of talent, experience and results fails to achieve success in a new role. What causes a high-potential executive (or HiPo) to crash and burn when scaling to the next level? In the latest edition of its publication Executive Insight, RHR International outlines the danger points within the organization that can result in HiPo...

  • CEOs Feeling More Nervous as Accountability for...
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    Chief executive officers are feeling the demands of higher performance expectations as the economic environment continues to improve for businesses. When asked in the RHR International 2014 CEO Snapshot Survey about concerns over scrutiny, 67 percent of CEOs reported that increased stakeholder scrutiny on CEO performance affects their perception of their job security, compared to just 45 percent in...

  • New RHR International eBook Reveals the Rewards and...
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    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. CEOs soon discover that they must remain vigilant to mitigate their...

  • Executive Coach Must Build Business Value, says RHR...
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    According to a recent study, only one-third of CEOs surveyed use coaching services to develop their leadership skills, and yet almost all said they would appreciate objective third-party advice. So, why the discrepancy? With the recent proliferation of executive coaches to choose from, one reason CEOs hesitate is uncertainty – the challenge of selecting a coach or advisor who will offer counsel that...

  • RHR International eBooks Series Reveals the Hidden...
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    CHICAGO—September 17, 2013. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) What really makes a chief executive officer tick? Despite the many fine books and articles that define the talents and skills needed to succeed in the office, the answer to this question remains elusive. Little time and attention has been given to penetrating the myths and headlines to uncover the personal motivations that propel someone to pursue a path to...

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