• The Amrop Talent ObservatoryWhat motivates leaders to join one kind of organization, and avoid another? What are their deeper criteria for career decisions? What sources are they using to ‘audit’ potential employers, and what are their attitudes to the use of AI in the hiring process? To find out, Amrop personally approached senior executives from across the world who had recently been shortlisted for a senior position with a hiring organization. As such, they were in a reflective and ‘organization-assessing’ state of mind. The global study followed a central hypothesis: that their needs are profoundly changing.
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  • The Keys to High Performance. Digitization on Boards 4th EditionDigital leaders are key members of executive teams. As such we can consider them jointly responsible for organizational growth. Our 4th edition of Digitization on Boards looks into the keys to digital performance. Examining digitization through the eyes of digital leaders from High and Low Performing Organizations, we ask: What are successful digital executives (and their organizations) doing better? Where can digital executives and non-executive boards focus – and win? Our report surfaces a ‘virtuous circle’ of confidence, competence and outcomes in digital leaders and their High Performing Organizations.
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  • Searching for the optimal organizational structure! How to do it?If there is one thing that is really not lacking, it is management advice. There are many theories – from Taylorism to bureaucratic organizations, from behavioral theories to modern approaches to empirical management, lean organizations, agile teams, and so on. This influx of theories offers two observations – one is quite clear, the second less so, but it is equally important. Igor Šulík, Amrop Jenewein Managing Partner, looked at both options and other contexts in more detail in an article written for InStore magazine.
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  • IN-BIZNIS – a magazine not only for entrepreneursSlovak Business Agency also supports Family Business. In 2018 – during the initial call – individual consultations sustained 19 family companies, two years later, 31 companies. The first publication of this year's online magazine In-Biznis, focusing on family companies, also presented several success stories. A. o. i. it also includes an interview with Ján Solík, President of the Association of Entrepreneurs of Slovakia, which stands behind the Platform for Family Businesses. Since its birth in 2020, Jenewein Group has been a part of it too.
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  • Seeking and Finding Leaders for What´s NextAs the current global situation presents many challenges on all fronts, everyone needs to accommodate and even reinvent their operating models. The executive search profession is no different. It has already changed, but further professionalisation is needed and complacency must give way to transparency and measurable results. Headhunters need to respond better to change in the management and governance of companies. More about this topic writes Igor Šulík, Managing Partner at Amrop Jenewein in an article for the Career and Employment Guide 2020 yearbook (published by The Slovak Spectator).
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  • How to find excellent senior leadersFour out of five leaders would prefer to use Executive Search rather than an in-house recruitment process to fill senior management and specialist positions in the next five years. That stems from the global study mapping the current and future use of an executive search as a strategic service, carried out in 2020 by the independent company Censuswide on a sample of 677 business and HR leaders in 13 countries. More about this topic writes Martin Krekáč, Chairman & Founding Partner at Jenewein Group in an article for the Career and Employment Guide 2020 yearbook (published by The Slovak Spectator).
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  • How to give a businesslike performance and not destroy your body and soulRegarding the way we work, especially after March 2020, we can see two sorts of work team people in general. The first is those who are more comfortable with classic work in a permanent workplace with everything that belongs to it. The second group consists of those who need more flexibility and prefer remote work. How do these two models differ, and how can their advantages and disadvantages be briefly described? And how did the pandemic affect it? Read the article written for InStore by Michal Lukáč, Amrop Jenewein Client Partner. In addition to interesting information, it also contains several recommendations for increasing efficiency while maintaining physical and mental health.
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  • Family stability and property protection are prerequisites for preserving family valuesIn recent years, the topic of succession has come to the fore in Family Businesses. The successor maturation has accelerated by external pressure caused by the corona crisis. In many companies, it helped to realize the need to organize relationships in the company and the family. Erika Matwij and Martin Kiňo, experts from The Partners of Family-Owned Companies association (PRF), presented current topics in the family business in the weekly magazine Trend. The interview was published as a part of the Family Business series, whose professional partner is also Amrop Jenewein.
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  • The pandemic emphasized the weaknesses of Family BusinessesUnder the influence of the pandemic crisis, many companies have begun to devote intensively to their development strategy. However, it is still true that only a little amount of Family Business owners have a fixed time to create and assess their strategy. Client Partner at Amrop Jenewein Rastislav Mackanič, together with Managing Partner at nebotra consulting Michal Kukula, is speaking more about this topic in the interview for Trend, which was published as a part of the Family Business series, whose professional partner is also Amrop Jenewein.
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  • Digitization changes customers, brands, and the whole market as wellThe world is changing. With changes come new discoveries, possibilities, and technologies. Many years ago, society was moved forward by giant steps for decades or centuries, so great things were emerging. Nowadays, we can polemize about how the world is changing literally at every moment. And whether the revolutionary discoveries of the past are that great compared to the transformation of today. Read an article written for InStore by Patrícia Lofajová, Amrop Jenewein Research Consultant, about the world of constant change and digital disruption.  
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  • The manager selection mistakes are fatalMost senior managers and HR executives in companies and business families know they would utilize Executive Search & Leadership Advisory services for crucial managerial and specialized position placements. And yet, many entrust recruitment agencies. One of the reasons is these agencies "include" the term Executive Search in most of their portfolios, as it looks good in such presentation materials. However, in practice, it is usually different than it should and could be. Find more in the article by Martin Krekáč, Chairman and Founding Partner at Jenewein Group.
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  • BLOG: 2021 – So let´s try it, despite anythingOn the first January days, our work teams used to symbolically give a toast to health, happiness, and success. We used to discuss the past period, and the leaders outlined what awaits the company and its people in the new year and how they will encourage and support each other. We must omit, not just this habit, for now – this is what our chairman Martin Krekáč writes about, among other things, in the first blog of this year.
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