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Why China Matters Now, More Than Ever

Chinese firms continue to expand aggressively abroad, competing fiercely with incumbent heavy weights in a growing number of industries. China expert Shaun Rein identifies the key drivers, predominant sectors and human resource implications of unprecedented international growth by state-owned and privately held Chinese corporations in an interview with IRC Institute.
Sylvia MacArthur

Leadership Beyond Borders at Toys “R” Us

Monika Merz used deft leadership and pragmatic innovation to change the game for Toys “R” Us in Canada, Japan and across the Asia Pacific region. Her story, relayed by IRC Canada President Sylvia MacArthur, tells of the fearless and direct management style that took her across the globe armed with compassion, adaptability and resolve.
Raj Kumar Paramanathan
Manish Mehta

ASEAN Leadership Development Pays Dividends for Global Pharma

As business leaders look beyond national borders for growth opportunities abroad, few overlook Asia, given its size and demographics. The world’s most populous continent, Asia is home to 48 nations, each with unique cultural attributes and distinct business practices.
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IRC Responds to Growing Demand for Trusted Board Advisors in Emerging Markets

Patrick Westerburger, IRC Netherlands | Nov. 14, 2017

Outgoing IRC President Patrick Westerburger of IRC Netherlands reflects on the growth of the executive search network under his leadership and analyses the latest industry trends during an interview at the recent IRC Global Conference in Shanghai. Rohan Carr of IRC Australia has been appointed as his successor.

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China’s education revolution: more questions than answers

Rohan Carr, IRC Australia | Oct. 27, 2017

During a recent visit to Shanghai to attend our global IRC conference, it was interesting to observe the rapidly changing Chinese economic, social and political environment and the impact on the education sector.

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A Career Path to the Top: Starting with HR!

Amanda Bassin, IRC Canada | Oct. 3, 2017

Stephen Liptrap, the newly appointed CEO of Morneau Shepell Ltd. took time out of his jam-packed day of running a global enterprise to address a question that many HR professionals wonder about: “How can a career in HR lead to earning a seat at the Executive table, and moreover, to becoming the CEO?”

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Is it compulsory to have ‘experience’ to become a manager?

Gaye Ozcan, IRC Turkey | Sept. 11, 2017

I believe that we have a lot to learn from each other. I mentor many young people and some of them mentor me. I enjoy spending time with them and finding the opportunity to discuss corporate life. There are some “hotspots” so to say, issues which the young lament about the current culture of work. One is the unproportionate value bestowed upon ‘experience’. The other is the role of ‘age’ in their positioning in the workplace.

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Brexit, Trump and Visas

Rohan A. Carr, IRC Australia | Aug. 21, 2017

Brexit, the Trump ascendency and the more restrictive Australian visa regime are illustrative of the significant changes in the global political landscape. They also have the potential to impact the movement of academic talent internationally. So what trends are emerging?

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Malaysia - A Magnet for Foreign Investments

Raj Kumar Paramanathan, IRC Malaysia & Thailand | Aug. 6, 2017

InvestKL Corporation was established under the initiative of Malaysia's Economic Transformation Program (ETP) in 2011 and aims to attract, facilitate and service large Multinational investments into Greater Kuala Lumpur. Understanding that the pioneer leadership team is crucial to the success of any new investments, IRC Malaysia partnered with InvestKL in supporting their aims, by providing insights in the area of recruitment and retention of talents in these sectors.

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The Evolution of Aged Care in Australia

Malcom Duncan, IRC Australia | June 23, 2017

A journey to a sustainable, consumer driven and market based aged care system in Australia.

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Building Digital Culture in Industrial and Manufacturing Sector

Michael Kantel, IRC Germany | April 25, 2017

Behind the scenes of the world’s leading industrial and manufacturing companies, a profound digital transformation is now underway.

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Maximising Human Potential: an Organisation’s Dilemma.

Rohan Carr, IRC Australia | Jan. 30, 2017

At the last IRC Global Conference, Mr Jan Muehlfeit, former Chairman Europe of Microsoft Corporation, discussed the challenges faced by organisations in maximising human potential. These challenges stand in the way of unlocking true people capability. Such capability is vital as organisations are increasingly seeking to be innovative and smarter in the way they do things.

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From Olympic Gold - to Setting the Gold Standard in Children’s Programs!

Sylvia MacArthur, IRC Canada | Dec. 29, 2016

How a record breaking athlete applied his skills to building a global NGO.

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