RHR International > Thought Leadership > Blog /thought-leadership/blog/feed en RHR Q4 Update /thought-leadership/blog/rhr-q4-update <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>RHR International's quarterly newsletter features highlights of blog posts, thought leadership insight, and research studies as well as media coverage and key industry events. <a href="https://mailchi.mp/rhrinternational/your-rhr-wrap-up-is-here">Read the RHR Q4 Update.</a></p> </div></div></div> Thu, 17 Dec 2020 22:30:12 +0000 mdesai 964 at Your Post-Crisis Board Evaluation /thought-leadership/blog/your-post-crisis-board-evaluation <div class="field field-name-field-management-team-member-sel field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><ul class="field-items"><li class="field-item even"><a href="/about-rhr/our-team/jeff-kirschner" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Jeff Kirschner</a></li><li class="field-item odd"><a href="/about-rhr/our-team/deborah-p-rubin" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Deborah P. Rubin</a></li><li class="field-item even"><a href="/about-rhr/our-team/paul-c-winum" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Paul C. Winum</a></li></ul></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Boards of directors and management teams have been facing unprecedented challenges this year. First, they are navigating the global pandemic and economic crisis and its aftermath. COVID-19 has forced companies to quickly adapt and alter the way they go to market and serve their customers. Supply chains have been disrupted, customer interfaces have shifted, and consumer preferences and habits have changed as well.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 24 Nov 2020 06:00:00 +0000 NadelleLewis 934 at The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leader—Scaling Leadership in Real Time, Part 4 /thought-leadership/blog/diversity-equity-and-inclusion-leader-scaling-leadership-real-time-part-4 <div class="field field-name-field-management-team-member-sel field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><ul class="field-items"><li class="field-item even"><a href="/about-rhr/our-team/dannielle-hawk" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Dannielle Hawk</a></li></ul></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The <a href="/thought-leadership/blog/diversity-equity-and-inclusion-leader-scaling-leadership-real-time-part-3">previous article</a> on the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leader examined the leadership impact that DEI leaders can have when it comes to Leading People. In this final blog post, <a href="/sites/default/files/content/RFS%20Model.png">RHR’s Readiness for Scale<sup>SM</sup></a> model will be used to highlight competencies like Reasoning with Agility, Thriving in High Stakes, and Knowing Self.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 02 Nov 2020 06:00:00 +0000 NadelleLewis 954 at Are You Evolving or Becoming Endangered? /thought-leadership/blog/are-you-evolving-or-becoming-endangered <div class="field field-name-field-management-team-member-sel field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><ul class="field-items"><li class="field-item even"><a href="/about-rhr/our-team/grant-w-levitan" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Grant W. Levitan</a></li><li class="field-item odd"><a href="/about-rhr/our-team/eric-h-prensky" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Eric H. Prensky</a></li></ul></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>From <strong>Myspace to Kodak to Blockbuster to taxi cabs</strong>, management textbooks are littered with examples of businesses that were blindsided by emerging trends. In many cases, they went from endangered to extinct in the blink of an eye. On the other end of the spectrum are companies that were able to anticipate a seismic shift on the horizon and evolve to capitalize on an industry-leading position.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 13 Oct 2020 05:00:00 +0000 NadelleLewis 953 at RHR Takes Action Against Climate Change and Champions Strong Leadership /thought-leadership/blog/rhr-takes-action-against-climate-change-and-champions-strong-leadership <div class="field field-name-field-management-team-member-sel field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><ul class="field-items"><li class="field-item even"><a href="/about-rhr/our-team/david-astorino" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">David Astorino</a></li><li class="field-item odd"><a href="/about-rhr/our-team/sarah-gilbert" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Sarah Gilbert</a></li><li class="field-item even"><a href="/about-rhr/our-team/kristen-gilson" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Kristen Gilson</a></li></ul></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr">While the world’s scientists have known for decades that a warming planet will cause environmental degradation, social unrest, and economic losses, the world’s leaders have been slow to act. Now, we are seeing some of the most catastrophic consequences of inaction and industrial stagnation in the form of severe flooding, super storms, massive fires, unprecedented species extinction, and displacement of people and industry worldwide. </p></div></div></div> Mon, 05 Oct 2020 05:00:00 +0000 NadelleLewis 951 at The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leader—Scaling Leadership in Real-Time – Part 3 /thought-leadership/blog/diversity-equity-and-inclusion-leader-scaling-leadership-real-time-part-3 <div class="field field-name-field-management-team-member-sel field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><ul class="field-items"><li class="field-item even"><a href="/about-rhr/our-team/dannielle-hawk" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Dannielle Hawk</a></li></ul></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The <a href="/thought-leadership/blog/diversity-equity-and-inclusion-leader-scaling-leadership-real-time-part-2" onclick="window.open(this.href, '', 'resizable=no,status=no,location=no,toolbar=no,menubar=no,fullscreen=no,scrollbars=no,dependent=no'); return false;">previous article</a> on the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leader looked at the first dimension in RHR’s Readiness for Scale<sup>SM</sup> model and how these competencies are demonstrated in the DEI leader role.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 16 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0000 NadelleLewis 948 at Creating Sustainable Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging in Organizations /thought-leadership/blog/creating-sustainable-diversity-inclusion-and-belonging-organizations <div class="field field-name-field-management-team-member-sel field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><ul class="field-items"><li class="field-item even"><a href="/about-rhr/our-team/liza-jager" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Liza Jager</a></li></ul></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Over the last few months, many leaders and organizations have become increasingly aware that despite the best intentions, their efforts to address diversity, inclusion, and belonging (DI&amp;B) have been insufficient. Recent events have awakened the urgency to do more, differently, and to challenge beliefs, assumptions, and behaviors rooted in layers on layers of systemic and structural racism. This is happening at a much broader level than ever before, and many organizations have been trying to understand how to address DI&amp;B more deeply and more effectively.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 14 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0000 NadelleLewis 946 at The Whole Picture of Diversity in High-Performing Teams /thought-leadership/blog/whole-picture-diversity-high-performing-teams <div class="field field-name-field-management-team-member-sel field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><ul class="field-items"><li class="field-item even"><a href="/about-rhr/our-team/cristina-jimenez" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Cristina Jimenez</a></li><li class="field-item odd"><a href="/about-rhr/our-team/orla-leonard" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Orla Leonard</a></li></ul></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>You look around your table, pleased. Your senior team looks great. Lots of diversity there—not just in gender and ethnicity but also in background, viewpoint, and expertise. And you haven’t just made sure that your members are diverse; you’ve made it clear that everybody sitting at the table is part of the team and that they can make a valuable contribution.</p> <p>You haven’t just checked the “diversity” and “inclusion” boxes. You understand the value of those elements in fostering a high-performing team.</p> <p>So it’s all great, right?</p> <p>Right?</p> <p>Not necessarily.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 26 Aug 2020 05:00:00 +0000 NadelleLewis 945 at CHROs Share Recent Lessons in Dealing with a Broader Set of Societal Challenges /thought-leadership/blog/chros-share-recent-lessons-dealing-broader-set-societal-challenges <div class="field field-name-field-management-team-member-sel field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><ul class="field-items"><li class="field-item even"><a href="/about-rhr/our-team/simon-callow" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Simon Callow</a></li><li class="field-item odd"><a href="/about-rhr/our-team/teresa-m-distefano" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Teresa M. DiStefano</a></li></ul></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>RHR has continued to connect with chief human resources officers in virtual roundtables as they navigate through the challenges of the pandemic and the resulting impact on organizations and the economy. CHROs from various industries including retail, food manufacturing, luxury consumer goods, technology, and energy have participated in these roundtables. This current round of discussions revealed that in addition to the practical issues of dealing with uncertainty and the way forward, CHROs are now facing a broader set of challenging societal questions.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 18 Aug 2020 05:00:00 +0000 NadelleLewis 944 at Three Highlights from RHR’s CEO Forum on Leading in Today’s Climate /thought-leadership/blog/three-highlights-rhr-s-ceo-forum-leading-today-s-climate <div class="field field-name-field-management-team-member-sel field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><ul class="field-items"><li class="field-item even"><a href="/about-rhr/our-team/david-astorino" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">David Astorino</a></li></ul></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr">We have been advising our chief executive officer clients individually as well as bringing them together in intimate, transparent forums to share experiences and updates on how they are leading through this phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement and social inequity, and ongoing business instability and unpredictability. Here are some themes that have emerged: </p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Planning is unpredictable, so plan for the worst and hope for the best, but be bold about how you want to come out of this crisis. </strong></p></div></div></div> Tue, 11 Aug 2020 05:00:00 +0000 NadelleLewis 942 at