Joe McCool

Former BusinessWeek columnist Joseph Daniel McCool advises Chief Executives and their direct reports on how to maximize executive recruiting and management succession impact to improve business performance as principal of The McCool Group. He is the author of Deciding Who Leads, recognized globally as “one of the best business books of 2008,” and has been quoted frequently over the past decade in The Wall Street Journal. Reach him at

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What Your HR Chief Isn’t Telling You

As your company navigates change and positions for growth in new markets, you simply can’t afford an HR function that’s reactive, risk-averse or both. The CHRO needs to be sitting at your right hand and ready to take strategic vision and practically implement it.

Joe McCool Leadership & Strategy , Talent Management May 10 2011

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