8 results for author: Russell Reynolds Associates


Leaders Return to the Office

I recently identified a near-perfect candidate for a senior-level position that one of our clients had been looking to fill for some time. The person had an impressive background, with experiences that would be welcomed in this new role and credentials that ...
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Climate Action: CEOs Say They’re Doing All They Can. Employees Disagree

Corporations were very visible during the recent COP negotiations, touting their green credentials and their drive to net zero. According to the U.N., to achieve the goal of keeping global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, "every company, every financial ...
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The Great Resignation: Senior Leaders and the Career Choice Trade Off

The last two years have been challenging, but they have also taught us a lot. The Covid-19 pandemic has caused many across the world to revaluate their long-term career and life goals. Although some sectors were impacted more than others, the global health ...
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How Boards Can Keep Up the Urgency on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Ford Foundation president Darren Walker reflects on the board's role in DE&I following a joint study with RRA and State Street Global Advisors Earlier this year, Russell Reynolds Associates partnered with the Ford Foundation and State Street Global ...
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Positioning Your Chief Diversity Officer for Top Performance

Appointing a new diversity leader has long been one of the most visible and immediate options for companies to show their support for social justice. In the past year, we’ve witnessed surging demand for such executives, in light of a renewed emphasis on ...
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#ChooseToChallenge the State of Gender Equity on Boards

Around the world, a number of countries are taking steps to encourage or mandate improved gender diversity in the boardroom. Those efforts vary by country, as does their effectiveness and impact. This paper takes a look at what is occurring in six countries, ...
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Shattering the Bamboo Ceiling: Addressing Asian American Under–Representation in the C-Suite

Companies have long aimed to diversify their leadership teams, but with little enduring success. Leaders often point to a lack of qualified candidates in the pipeline and high rates of turnover among diverse talent to explain why their C-suites appear so ...
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The End of Expertise? Rethinking the C-suite

Many companies have hired experts to help them address growing pressures such as digital disruption and the need to define social purpose. However, today’s complex problems often require leaders who can work horizontally across multiple areas of expertise. ...
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