Inside CEO succession the essential guide to leadership transition

A comprehensive guide to planning for CEO succession, from the experts at RHR As the demands from stakeholders for consummate leadership and good governance from a company's board of directors, its CEO, and its executive team increase, how the process of CEO succession is carried out has become...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Saporito, Thomas J.
Other Authors: Winum, Paul
Format: eBook
Published: Hoboken, N.J. John Wiley & Sons 2012
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Collection: O'Reilly - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Why CEO succession is more critical than ever
  • From checkers to 3-D chess
  • Success or failure : the cause and cost
  • Whose job is it anyway?
  • RHR's essential point of view
  • The 10 key dimensions of effective succession
  • Establish board ownership, involvement, and oversight
  • Set succession timeframes
  • Prepare for emergencies
  • Align on strategy and profile
  • Build the talent pipeline
  • Source external talent and manage search firms
  • Select the CEO
  • Proactively manage the transition
  • Measure performance and improve process
  • Manage the dynamics in CEO succession
  • Epilogue : perspectives on the future