As systems thinkers we constructed our research agenda mindful of how each topic interconnects and the benefits of combining them, as well as the problems of doing one without the other.
There are ways for culture to be managed and developed over time but it takes focus, patience and process. Leadership is broadly defined as the acts of anyone who steps out of their regular tasks to help and motivate others. Together, and when used effectively, we believe these two elements will create a clear measurable edge for an investment organisation.
Welcome to new members joining us for 2021, and a huge thank you to our members who supported and collaborated with us through 2020. We look forward to continuing our work together this year.
The Thinking Ahead Institute is a global not-for-profit group whose vision is to mobilise capital for a sustainable future. Its members comprise asset owners, asset managers and other groups motivated to influence the industry for the good of savers worldwide. It has 48 members with combined responsibility for over US$12 trillion and is an outgrowth of Willis Towers Watson Investments’ Thinking Ahead Group.
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Despite its centrality to organisational success, culture is still under researched, under measured and widely under rated by leaders as a differentiation tool. This paper aims to address these gaps.
We held a virtual seminar series featuring leading investors from around the world, to discuss how the pandemic has disrupted the investment industry and explore steps to climb back up together to a ‘new view’. Don’t worry if you missed it, you can still view the full series below.