Earlier this year, CEO turnover spiked in January and February, but it has since tapered off.
Clearly the very fiery temperament of a flamboyant founder that drives bold entrepreneurial ambitions during a company’s inception can backfire later. Yet there are profound strategic and cultural risks to replacing founders.
Shareholder activists have more and more heads on their wall—behold those of General Electric’s Jeffrey Immelt and Uber’s Travis Kalanick, of the most recent vintage—and more CEOs and boards are focusing energy on how not to be their next victims.
Elon Musk's high rating provides a reminder that ambition shouldn't be confused with recklessness.
Uber's management failed the company and its people when it turned a blind eye to the problems behind closed doors, but its swift action to hire an outside law firm once the problems became public and then follow through on its recommendations set a good example for how to handle a crisis situation.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's special quiet times could catch on with other business leaders, according to Arianna Huffington.
People trust CEOs, it appears, so long as its their own.
Costco's financial performance, plus its reputation for treating staff well, have held Craig Jelinek in good stead.
Mark Fields will be replaced by the head of the auto giant's autonomous driving unit, according to reports.
It turns out that unexpected breaks foster more productivity, according to new research.