Leadership for Global Security: Can Germany be an Honest Broker?
2020 is a turbulent year and global leadership is in short supply. But as the United States is focused inwards, the UK is hampered by Brexit, France is in perennial economic crisis, and China and Russia are engaged in promoting their own political priorities. Can Germany fill the void?..Read More
Purpose and Social Risk in the New Age of Leadership
The last decade has shown us that our world is getting more complicated, and as we begin 2020—and the 50th anniversary of the founding of the World Economic Forum (WEF)—it is an opportune time to reflect on the changing nature of corporate leadership...Read More
CSR Leadership and Implications on Business Practices in Japan
Japan serves as an important example of how local cultures and customs can impact a company’s strategy for corporate social responsibility and leadership in markets around the world...Read More
Leadership Imperatives for Industry 4.0
To get the most out of Industry 4.0 technologies, organizations must invest heavily in building capabilities in data and connectivity, analytics and intelligence, conversion to the physical world and human-machine interaction. This calls for a new approach to leadership...Read More
Taking a Stand: How Companies Should Choose Their Messages
In today’s era of polarizing politics and gridlocked policy, companies’ ability to take a stand is becoming more important than ever before. While selecting an appropriate cause can be challenging, it can also be extremely rewarding, both financially and reputationally...Read More
What’s on the Leadership Agenda for 2020 and Beyond?
From corporate boardrooms to headquarters of multilateral organizations and NGOs to government offices, Anna Tunkel, head of global strategic initiatives at APCO Worldwide, takes a closer look at the top priority issues on the global agenda at the start of this new decade...Read More
The Call for Institutional Leadership
In today’s world, where some multinationals are larger than national economies, and where a 16-year-old activist can mobilize more people than politicians, there is clearly a role for institutional leaders to lead the charge and serve as beacons of hope for solving the world’s most pressing problems...Read More