Downloadable PowerPoint Presentations in PDF format from the 2019 Sponsor Meeting at the Portofino Hotel in Los Angeles.
Research and Insights Archive
Research and Insights from the Center for Effective Organizations
A chapter for the second edition of “The Handbook of Board Governance,” authored by Jay A. Conger, Ph.D. and Edward E. Lawler III, Ph.D.
In this webinar, Jay Conger will highlight findings from his newest book The High Potentials Advantage (co-authored with Allan Church) released in January 2018. He will discuss a set of key differentiators―the five “X factors”―that set high potential leaders apart across a broad range of companies and industries.
Drawing upon research conducted with the Corporate Research Forum, Jay Conger will share the results of a global survey on the current state of talent management. This webinar explores the forces that have been eroding the efficacy of talent management innovations over the last several decades and proposes next steps to begin reinvigorating the field.
For most CEOs, “talent” is at or near the top of their priority list. Yet in our 2016 survey of over 230 organisations, only 17% of respondents rated their organisation as effective in predicting and planning future talent needs. Only 20% were satisfied with the outcomes of their organisation’s Talent Management efforts. This research report draws upon international good practice, including work of leading academics, specialist consultants and experienced practitioners. The findings include practical recommendations and methodologies for improvement.
Jay A. Conger (CEO and Claremont McKenna College) and Edward E. Lawler III (CEO) – Along with the intellectual and knowledge property they create, human capital has become the most important intangible asset that most corporations possess. Yet surprisingly little corporate boardroom time is spent on human capital issues.
In this article, Ed Lawler and Jay Conger share how there is increasing agreement that we are at a moment in history when business as usual is inadequate.
Jay Conger discussed the four primary fault lines in leadership. He presented opportunities to “shake-up” the current industry of leadership. Jay covered the cultural attributes and emerging needs in leadership as well as common derailers and transition demands.
This article by Edward E. Lawler III (CEO) and Jay A. Conger (CEO) argues that the ‘sustainable effectiveness’ model of how organizations should operate is a stark contrast to the philanthropic.
The Sustainable Effectiveness Governance Model: Moving Corporations Beyond the Philanthropy Paradigm
Edward E. Lawler III (CEO) and Jay A. Conger (CEO) discuss how historically, organizations have adapted themselves to the paradigm of sustainable effectiveness either by adding a philanthropic function or a department focused on sustainability initiatives. However, both approaches fall seriously short in terms of effectiveness.
The TedX Talks offer a unique opportunity to observe in action some of the world’s best presenters. In this webinar, Jay will share his insights into how you can apply these same techniques to your presentations.
How many meetings have you attended where you literally forgot most of what you had just heard by the meeting’s end? In this webinar, Jay Conger explored how to make the message behind your presentations endure far beyond the meeting. He covered the techniques developed by memory champions which you can deploy in your own presentations.