Ted Bililies, Ph.D.
Managing Director, New York
Businesses face fast-moving disruptions on multiple fronts. Digitization, generational divides, and the rise of the gig economy have made leading and structuring organizations increasingly complex and high-stakes endeavors. Successful companies put the right people in the right roles to work toward clear and measurable goals. Our team combines behavioral science with business expertise to help companies select the best leaders and build aligned leadership teams and scalable organizational designs. Using our industry knowledge and proprietary tools, we develop and reinforce the values, beliefs, and behaviors that help businesses succeed.
The good news is that every executive, manager, and employee in any organization can build transformative leadership skills. And they should. Their organization's future—and possibly even their own future—will depend on it.
As the worst impacts of a crisis begin to ease, organizations must reinvent themselves to succeed in a changed business landscape. How will they restart their growth engines? What new opportunities might they uncover? How can they capitalize on those opportunities to emerge stronger and more resilient than ever?
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"What makes a good crisis leader isn't something that's taught in business school. How leaders think and feel and act during a crisis can be literally life saving."
—Ted Bililies, AlixPartners’ Chief Talent Officer and Global Head of Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness
The coronavirus pandemic is unique, and has widespread ramifications for nearly every industry in every region of the world. What can leaders to to navigate the storm and prepare for the post-COVID-19 marketplace?
Listen to the Chief Executive webinar on crisis leadership, featuring AlixPartners practice leaders Ted Bililies and Fred Crawford. Learn the key areas of focus in operations, finance, and communications based on their experience counseling thousands of business leaders navigating crises.
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How can PE firms and their portfolio companies work together to boost internal rates of return? Understand the powerful role that culture plays in investment success—and manage leadership and talent accordingly.
—2020 survey findings
A portco’s culture hinges on who’s at the helm. How? These leaders’ behaviors, beliefs, and values powerfully shape the company’s culture, or “the way we do things here.” And that culture, in turn, influences the policies, procedures, and practices in play at the portco—including those involved in executing strategy.
In AlixPartners’ Fifth Annual PE Leadership Survey, we closely examined this theme, asking participating investors and operators how they think culture relates to portco performance.
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Our Chief Executive magazine series on leadership and organizational transformation
In a world transformed by relentless disruption, executives need fresh strategies to tackle their toughest challenges—including driving business growth, developing talent, and navigating risk.
AlixPartners’ Leadership Series, presented in partnership with Chief Executive magazine, offers leaders advice and insights vital for guiding their organizations to sustained success.
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For five years, the AlixPartners Annual Private Equity (PE) Leadership Survey has identified the gaps in communication, expectation, and urgency between investors and the leaders of their portfolio companies (portcos). Not every deal is made or broken on the numbers alone. In today’s business landscape, potent forces, including heightened competition for the best talent, determine how strongly a portco's culture supports—or imperils—the strategic direction spelled out for the business.LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SURVEY RESULTS