A BCG report, published in conjunction with the European Association for People Management, surveys leading executives to identify specific HR activities that separate high-performing companies from the rest of the pack. For leaders who struggle to convert people management aspirations into clear actions, the results provide a quantitatively derived playbook.
A self-professed gypsy, Schneider Electric’s CEO encourages local businesses to maintain their own specific cultures and undertake local initiatives so long as they live by the company’s global values.
At Maersk, operating in a multispeed world has been standard operating procedure for nearly 100 years, the company’s CEO explains. The shipping group has always gone—and still goes—where the customers are.