• The Case for Contingent GovernanceTo cure weak corporate governance, new regulations and codes of best practices might be necessary, but they won't be sufficient. What is also required is the acknowledgment that governance has to continually adapt to changing conditions because a company, its management and business environment are forever evolving. As a result, corporate boards must adopt the right roles to reflect and shape those governance conditions.
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  • Largest Search Firms in the WorldAt one time it was easy to categorize Executive Search firms as either an integrated firm or network. Then to of the integrated firms, Korn/Ferry and Heidrick & Sruggles, became public companies and commenced acquiring smaller private firms. TMP-also a public company-appeared, made substantial acquisitions, and then disappeared. Although much attention has been focused on this, the final chapter is yet to be written.
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  • AESC Member/Client Survey: What is important to clients of executive search?In our latest Member/Client survey, we asked clients to consider 17 different services or attributes of a retained executive search partner and rate their importance. We then asked AESC members to place themselves in their clients' shoes and rate the importance of the same items.
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  • Úloha CEO vo vedení spoločnostiMedzi skupinu ľudí s najvýznamnejším vplyvom na pokrok Slovenska od začiatku tranzitívneho procesu nesporne patria úspešní riaditelia. v priebehu augusta a septembra 2002 sa uskutočnil prieskum generálnych a výkonných riaditeľov (CEO) na Slovensku. Výsledky zverejnenej štúdie sprostredkujú obraz úspešného a eticky sa správajúceho CEO, manažérsku kultúru a Corporate Identity na Slovensku.
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  • AESC Quarterly State of the Industry StatisticsThis is the first in a new series of quarterly reports issued by the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) on statistics and trends in the global retained executive search industry. Data for this report is collected from a consistent sample of AESC member search fi rms and represents the activity of over 1,200 executive search consultants around the world.
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  • Family Owned Business: The Magic KingdomFamily owned businesses (FOBs) are a major driving force in today's marketplace, accounting for virtually 80% of all businesses worldwide. In fact, approximately 35% of the Fortune 500 are composed of family enterprises. FOBs account for 75% of US and European businesses, 80% of Latin American companies and more than 80% of Asian firms. A FOB is obviously a firm in which a family has a significant percentage of personal equity/estate invested in a business. These companies tend to prioritize family values in the management style and there is usually an extremely fine line between management and family.
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  • Hospodárske výsledky AJG za rok 2003Uplynulý rok opäť potvrdil, že poradenská skupina AJG-Amrop Jenewein Group úspešne napĺňa svoju misiu reprezentovanú ambíciou byť lídrom na trhu v poskytovaní poradenských riešení, ktoré sú pre jej klientov prínosom a impulzom dlhodobého rozvoja.
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