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Deloitte Accounts for the Future with Higher Education

As companies look to the future of talent, corporate-university partnerships can play a useful role. Deloitte’s Jon Raphael discusses how his firm works with professors to shape education curriculum for the next generation.

Faced with a continuous need for innovation and a growing skills gap, companies are getting creative and forging partnerships with educators and students to get a jump on identifying and developing the next generation of accountants and auditors. At Deloitte, a global professional services firm, partnerships include the annual Robert M. Trueblood Seminars for Professors, hosted by the Deloitte Foundation and the American Accounting…

Why Leaders Should Balance Positive, Negative Thinking

While today’s business ethos preaches praises overly positive thinking, there are positive elements to negative thinking that can help organizations be more prepared for failure and, therefore, more successful in the long run.

While today’s business ethos preaches praises overly positive thinking, there are positive elements to negative thinking that can help organizations be more prepared for failure and, therefore, more successful in the long run.

How CLOs Can Win the War for Talent

If CLOs have to choose where to focus their efforts, they should pick activities that build stronger organizations versus those that strengthen individual leaders.

Our data do not call for companies to abandon training individual leaders; instead, they should pivot to create stronger organizations. In workshops with business leaders, my research colleagues and I often ask: How would you divide 10 points between talent — individual competencies, workforce, people, employees, human capital — and organization — workplace, organization capabilities, systems, teamwork, culture — and…

In Case of Brand Crisis, Call Learning

In today’s hyperconnected, always-on and wildly critical culture, learning and development plays a crucial role in helping companies thrive under pressure.

Learning and development shouldn’t be underestimated for its protective quality.