Taking the pulse on current regional trends in the consumer goods sector, we explore evolving consumer behaviours, new products and innovations, and shifts across distribution.
In this edition, we examine consumer goods trends in China.
The PROPHET/Boyden Insights Series are brief articles providing understanding on leadership roles and executive team dynamics. The insights are based on the leadership styles of 10,000 executives and more than 2,500 C-suite leaders, representing organisations worldwide of different sizes, across all sectors. Each article provides statistically significant patterns of CEO behavior; explains the business implications and offers advice for optimising collective performance. In this first article, we review how CEOs prefer motivating their people versus handling the details.
Respect that candidates require a work-life balance Most executives are interested in potential change, an interesting opportunity. However, they reflect more on their work/life balance post Covid: the home office, less travel, no need to relocate. “It’s not perfect, but I am mostly happy with my situation and I won’t compromise a more balanced life.” If a candidate has established a ‘modus vivendi’ with their employer they need to be woo-ed by a hiring manager who is Engaged, Available, Responsive. The hiring manager needs to give them their EAR. It’s a candidate market, high performers have high expectations and opportunities abound. Make sure that yours is the opportunity that stands out because you stand out.