We spoke to more than 600 business leaders in 12 different countries and supplemented their perspectives on the issue with case studies, interviews, and insights from specific industries to show the value of intuition in practice. The results show that intuition is a highly desirable business asset across the globe.
Advisory boards seem an obvious way forward for companies run by executives with limited global leadership exposure. Signium Africa's Auguste Coetzer and Judin Combrinck attorney J. Michael Judin explore the benefits and pitfalls of using advisory boards in the new South Africa.
Even now, while scarcely 30 percent of the executive board positions in DAX companies are filled by foreign managers, last year saw new appointments in this area soar. Angela Westdorf, Managing Partner and Vice Chairman of the international executive search and leadership consulting company Signium, examines why mid-sized as well as larger companies need to rethink their approach.