Maintaining A Talent Pipeline During Covid-19

by Gretchen R. Crist In the spirit of sharing as we all navigate new ways of working, I am beginning to sense a shift in the daily conversations across businesses.  While ensuring employees and their families are safe is, of course, still the priority discussion, leaders are beginning to come to terms with the “new […]

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Trends in Asset Management

To All Of Our Friends… As we were completing our annual reflections on trends in the market, it was impossible to ignore the current upheaval. Foremost, our thoughts are with clients, friends, and family as we all work to get through these unusual times together. Above all else, we hope that this finds you safe […]

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Expectations of Leaders During Disruption

Why management assessment (and recruiting) should be a priority by Rebecca Holland New Every leader that I have spoken with during the “COVID-19” crisis has identified with the following opportunities: Crisis preparedness plans Supply chain communications, alignment, visibility, and risk management IT infrastructure (employee access & know-how) Culture and business execution focus aka “Leadership” Alignment […]

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How I Survive Remote Work

and how my family survives tight quarters together by Rebecca Holland New I laughed this morning when I saw an image from The Shining captioned, “A couple of weeks of isolation with the family.  What can go wrong?”  We are hitting the early days of COVID-19 with schools closed, hoarding and toilet paper panic, and […]

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Boardroom Actions in a VUCA World

Few would argue that we are now living in a VUCA world. The acronym was coined by the U.S. Army in the 1990’s to describe the post-Cold War world (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous). When external and unforeseen forces, such as a national emergency and the COVID-19 pandemic, cause a misalignment in an organization, boards […]

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Brad McLane Weighs In On the Impact of CSR Programs

In a recent article appearing in Newsweek magazine, author Sam Hill observes that while it’s still unclear whether Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs “will one day make the world a better place,” they are benefiting companies that have implemented them. Taking a controversial stance on a social issue doesn’t come without risk though. For example, […]

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How to Prevent Succession Gaps in Life Sciences

In an article published on LTEN’s website (Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network for Pharma, Healthcare and Medical Device Training), Rebecca Holland New, Managing Director and head of RSR Partners’ Human Capital and Healthcare and Life Sciences Practices is interviewed by Darleen DeRosa, Ph.D. Together they discuss the challenges facing today’s life sciences leaders and […]

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