Succession planning is something boards need to think about constantly, and not just when the CEO is due to retire.
Gary Hamel, the Godfather of Management 2.0, on reengineering the DNA of organizations based on, among other things, the principles of markets.
Corporate life after the departure of charismatic leaders. Walt Disney. Steve Jobs. Henry Ford–as Charles de Gaulle said, the cemeteries are full of indispensible men. But sooner or later, all companies with a charismatic CEO must find a way to manage without them. Charismatic leaders can be a gift or a calamity for an organization, and […]
Marshall Goldsmith’s brand of leadership appeals to everyone – from Fortune 500 CEOs to the lay man. What makes him so popular? At first glance, Marshall Goldsmith, a bald, sprightly man with icy blue eyes, a fringe of white hair and ears that stick out, looks like a pixie. He darts around the room with […]