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Innovation & Agility - Part 6/9: Women Leaders in China

Two women leaders sat on an expert panel at IRC Global Conference “Innovation & Agility: The New World” in Shanghai in Autumn 2017. In this 6th part of IRC’s 9-part video series with the Georgia State University of Atlanta, Anne Chang, VP of Creative at ARK Design speaks about female leadership in corporate China.
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Innovation & Agility - Part 5/9: Cultural Stereotypes & Innovation

Five expert panellists gathered at IRC Global Conference “Innovation & Agility: The New World” in Shanghai in Autumn 2017. In this 5th part of IRC’s 9-part video series with the Georgia State University of Atlanta, they share their takes on Eastern cultural stereotypes and innovative environments.
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Innovation & Agility - Part 4/9: Replicating Chinese Learnings Abroad

In this 4th part of IRC’s 9-part video series on “Innovation & Agility” in partnership with the Georgia State University of Atlanta, expert panellists at IRC Global Conference Shanghai 2017 tell us what learnings can be taken home from doing business in China.
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Education Disrupted – an African Perspective

Tracy Dawson, IRC South Africa | Aug. 8, 2018

From the time of Aristotle (and presumably rather before then, but with less recognition), learners have gathered together at predetermined times and places to learn from the wisdom of scholars. This model of pedagogy has survived the first, second and third industrial revolutions but will it survive the fourth?

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Five Ways to Balance the Genders in Leadership

Iltemas Amin Adee, IRC Malaysia & Thailand | July 4, 2018

In 2016, only 20.2% of board members at Fortune 500 companies were women. According to Catalyst, a non-profit organization, Fortune 500 companies with more female board members demonstrate better financial performance than those with fewer women board members.

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North America’s Industrial Talent Map – Where to from here?

Carlos Acosta, IRC USA and Mexico - The QualiFind Group | June 11, 2018

Vast portions of North America’s talent map are under threat of disruption. Between NAFTA’s pending renegotiation and greater use of automation in manufacturing, talent as we know it is about to change in the world’s largest trading bloc.

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Leadership Transformation in a Digital Age

Rohan A. Carr, IRC Australia | April 17, 2018

At a recent IRC leadership event in Singapore Mr Vivek Bhatia, the Asia Pacific Regional CEO of engineering giant Thyssen Krupp, spoke on leadership transformation.

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10 Reasons Why Retained Search Is The Most Effective

Steven B. McKinney, IRC South Korea | April 6, 2018

The most important decision a company or organization ever makes is arguably its investment in human capital. Well-placed leaders challenge the status quo, inspire their people to maximize their potential and shoot for the stars with upward growth strategies.

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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 A. 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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