- Clearing out long-serving executives might seem a natural first step for a new CEO, but it can backfire in challenging times.
- May 15, 2019Five game-changing practices to help those waiting in the wings succeed. For further insights, read “Succeeding the long-serving legend in the corner office.”
- According to the 19th annual CEO Success study by PwC’s Strategy&, boards and new CEOs can reduce the risk associated with handing off the baton after a long tenure. See also “How new leaders can step out of the shadow of a legendary CEO.”
- April 5, 2018 by Ram CharanIs your board missing early warning signals that the chief executive is slipping?
- February 27, 2018 by Bobbie van der ListFor Shin Sakane, CEO of Japan’s Seven Dreamers Laboratories, the key to innovation is satisfying unrecognized customer needs.
- January 12, 2018 by Art KleinerIn the first interview in this series, which kicks off PwC’s 2018 CEO Survey, chief executive Safra Catz explains the broad culture shift brought on by AI and cloud technologies.
- May 15, 2017A graphic showing why more chief executives are being ousted for ethical lapses, and some tips on how to prevent missteps. For more insight, read “Are CEOs Less Ethical Than in the Past?”
- Why more chief executives are losing their jobs after scandals and corporate misconduct. See also “CEOs under Fire.”
- April 12, 2017 by Ken FavaroThe next generation of management needs to build its strategic acumen through real-world practice.
- February 3, 2017 by Spencer HerbstLeaders who come in with a mandate for driving change often run into obstacles.
- August 4, 2016 by Matt PalmquistWhen hiring CEOs, companies appear to focus on interpersonal skills while overlooking the candidate’s capacity to get the job done.
- July 14, 2016 by Matt PalmquistExecutives who accumulate international know-how are no more likely than others to advance their career at multinational companies.
- June 29, 2016 by Michelle GerdesIt shouldn’t be surprising that the storied food company brought in a healthcare executive as its next leader.
- June 7, 2016 by Art KleinerFor Dartmouth professor Syd Finkelstein, “glorious bastards” such as Larry Ellison, “iconoclasts” such as Alice Waters, and “nurturers” such as Jon Stewart are models for the next generation of leadership development.
- May 9, 2016Track your chances of becoming a chief executive at one of the world’s largest companies, based on a study of incoming leaders.
- May 5, 2016 by Daniel GrossEvery day, millions of people go to work at companies, organizations, and institutions run by women. Over time, this may lead to a higher proportion of women CEOs.
- May 5, 2016 by Matt PalmquistWhen companies are run by co-CEOs, sharing power equally doesn’t necessarily translate into better results.
- Faced with volatility, more companies are looking beyond their own ranks to find new leadership. Multimedia: Take the quiz “Are You a Likely CEO?”
- March 17, 2016 by Matt PalmquistA new study finds that despite progress on gender equity, there seems to be an implicit quota on women holding senior positions at large companies.
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