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How Can Social Media Help Monitor and Predict Dangerous Consumption Behaviours

Pía Puebla Menne, IRC Chile | 13.06.2019

Substance abuse has long been a public health problem worldwide. Chile is no exception: according to the last SENDA survey (National Drug & Alcohol Prevention Agency) from December 2017 (the survey is conducted every 2 years), in the last 6 years marijuana consumption has increased from 4.6% in 2010 to 14.5% in 2016, showing a 215% increase in prevalence, particularly among young adults - 19 to 34 years of age for both genders.

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Encouraging Business Enterprises to Become Social Enterprises

Michael Kantel, IRC Germany | 04.06.2019

As people in today’s world have less trust in their political and social institutions, many expect business leaders to fill this gap.

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How to Empower Future-Ready Leadership

Raj Kumar Paramanathan, Steven B. McKinney | 08.05.2019

Recently, IRC Global Executive Search Partners convened a summit in Gurgaon bringing together senior executives from leading organizations of the Asia Pacific region to explore what organizations and leaders can do to prepare their companies for the future. Many of the themes that emerged are timeless; others are specific to the modern age and the opportunities and challenges of the digital era.

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Breaking the Glass Ceiling at Grundfos Thailand

Monicca Yan | 07.05.2019

Porthip Nat Viphatanaporn joined Grundfos in 1993, soon after the company launched operations in Thailand. After working in a supportive capacity alongside five country managing directors in not so many years, she took a shot at the top post herself and proved her worth in a traditionally male-dominated industry, delivering growth and stability for the next 25 years.

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The Global NGO Today: A View From the Boardroom

Malcolm Duncan, IRC Australia | 07.05.2019

Malcolm Duncan, Director with IRC Australia, sat down with Duncan West, who is currently Chair of Habitat for Humanity Australia, to discuss the challenges and opportunities inherent in chairing an NGO. IRC Australia appointed Duncan to the Habitat for Humanity Board in September 2017 and he has been Chair since November 2017.

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Developing Leaders to be Future Ready

Hamilton Teixeira | 03.05.2019

IRC Global Executive Search Partners conducts annual leadership summits in major business centres in order to exchange views about contemporary issues of importance to senior executives. The 2019 Americas summit was held in San Francisco. Speakers David Esposito, managing partner of the leadership consulting firm Harvest Time Partners and former astronaut Steve Smith joined with attendees to explore the challenges of leadership in uncertain times.

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IRC EMEA: Navigating the Future

Stepan Motejzik | 03.05.2019

The spring summit of IRC leaders from Europe, the Middle East and Africa and guest leaders from major European enterprises gathered in London to grapple with a significant challenge of our times: how can businesses ride the storm of technological change and remain competitive? Can you calm the storm before it blows you off course?

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Relevance or Extinction?

Richard Boot OBE DL | 03.05.2019

This is the stark choice facing business in the digital age and, says David Haley, Senior Vice President of Atos, complete transformation is the answer.

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The Urgent Need to Bring Humanity Back into Business – Upskill Your Workforce Now, the Clock Is Ticking

Dr. Christa Uehlinger | 01.05.2019

The global workplace is changing rapidly. By 2022, the frontier between humans and machines will have shifted significantly. Thus, humanity needs a reboot and will be the real differentiator. Companies are being implored to act now and to upskill their workforce with people skills such as communication, intercultural competencies, complex problem solving and emotional intelligence capabilities.

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Exploration Leadership: An Astronaut's Perspective

Warren Carter, IRC USA - The QualiFind Group | 23.04.2019

Breaking boundaries to solve complex problems calls for "exploration leadership"...

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