Mercuri Urval Research Institute

The home of MU Leader Selection Science®

MU Research Institute was founded to reassure and develop the basis for Mercuri Urval´s way of working as a science-based Executive Search and Leadership Advisory Firm.

MU Leader Selection Science®

The MU Research Institute applies MU Leadership Selection Science® to ensure services and tools that meet the highest ethical and quality assured standards when used by Mercuri Urval experts.

  • MU Leader Selection Science® pioneers the use of knowledge and facts, and systematic evidence-based methodologies.
  • MU Leader Selection Science® ensures a high-quality, ethical, and science-based way of working to select leaders and advise on leadership. Organisations receive more reliable advice. Leaders’ success at work is more sustainable. Organisations outperform.
  • MU Leader Selection Science® brings methods that are independently certified, to the highest industry standards for open, reliable, and valid decision-making regarding leaders and leadership at work (ISO 10667-2).
  • MU Leader Selection Science® based methodology ensures every candidate or leader assessed, receives balanced expert feedback to aid their development and future success at work – whether they are employed or not.
  • MU Leader Selection Science® guides our continuous effort to learn and provide ever more reliable science-based advice to clients and leaders.
  • MU Leader Selection Science® based methods and tools are only used by MU certified experts.
More than 90% of leaders we recommend meet or exceed expectations. Read the latest validation report here.

Partners in raising standards

Working with DNV, ISO, Mercers, and other leading partners our MU Research Institute pursues research and service development for Mercuri Urval experts to apply in their work with clients:

  • R&D and development of tools, methods, frameworks, and services
  • Validation studies
  • Certification Programmes for MU experts
  • Partnership with expert bodies in quality assurance and reassuring science-based leader selection science