RHR Update | Second Quarter 2019
Private Equity
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Assessing Talent for Small "t" Transformation and Change Readiness

By Grant Levitan

RHR International works with Melissa Mounce, Baird Capital. Melissa partners with investment team colleagues and their companies across its portfolios to build talent as human capital leader. RHR’s senior partner Grant Levitan spoke with Melissa about Baird’s approach to assessing talent for transformation and change readiness.

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Innovation
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Future of Leadership—Old Wine in New Bottles? ​

By Reece Akhtar and Steven Gilbert

There is not one organization that isn’t feeling the pressure from growing market complexity, technological disruption, and an evolving workforce. However, the field is unfortunately replete with faddish models and concepts that obscure what leadership talent organizations actually need.

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Board & CEO Services
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What Do Management Teams Want from Their Boards?

By Paul Winum

RHR has conducted board evaluations with more than 200 individual directors and members of management teams who interface with board committees. In the interviews, we asked management teams about their experiences working with directors and for recommendations on how their boards can enhance their value proposition.

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executive bench®
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Building a Pipeline of Enterprise Leaders

By Jessica Bigazzi Foster

The path to the C-suite is paved with leaders who failed to make the fundamental shifts needed to lead at an enterprise level. Companies often fall back on a traditional path to senior leadership that relies on incremental increases in responsibility. Building a pipeline of leaders requires that your organization acknowledge and plan for what is different at the top.

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Article by RHR’s Orla Leonard Selected For Book

A Harvard Business Review (HBR) article has been selected for a new book: HBR Guide to Thinking Strategically. The article is called “How the Most Successful Teams Bridge the Strategy-to-Execution Gap." The HBR Guide series has practical, skills-based content that helps readers address work-related challenges.

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The Life Cycle Of The CEO: The Middle Phase

There are many opportunities and challenges that CEOs face over the five distinct phases in the life cycle of the CEO. In a series in Chief Executive, Paul Winum, co-head of RHR’s Board & CEO Services practice, addresses the questions CEOs are advised to focus on during the middle years of their leadership tenure.

Upcoming Events

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Operating Partners Forum: Europe 2019

RHR's Steven Gilbert, Partner, Practice Leader, Executive Assessment, Private Equity, will be moderating a panel at the Private Equity International's Operating Partners Forum: Europe 2019 in London, UK on May 21-22. The session will focus on Accelerating Management Team Effectiveness Post Deal.

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