CEO Succession

CEOs For The Future—When The Future Is Now

Leaders need to demonstrate inquisitiveness, agility, humility and an insatiable appetite for learning like no generation before them—and they must be grounded in their own humanity.

Getting The Most From An Interim Leader

How to take advantage of the interim's expertise to ensure that, when the time is right, the permanent hire hits the ground running. 

Farley Ascends As Ford CEO With Departure Of Hackett

Former Steelcase chief never really displayed the vision thing, so Bill Ford turns to a proven internal riser in Farley

Beware The Narcissistic Leader

Those with this affliction tend to be charismatic and confident, but, left unchecked, they often steer their companies into the abyss. Watch for these symptoms.
Marillyn Hewson

Marillyn A. Hewson, 2018 CEO of The Year, Steps Aside at Lockheed Martin

Defense giant Lockheed Martin announced this morning that Marillyn A. Hewson, its longtime CEO, would turn over the top job to board member and...

Rometty’s Legacy: Leading to IBM’s Promised Land

Market commentators may not have been kind to IBM's departing CEO Ginni Rometty, but history will be.

A Playbook For The Next CEO Transition

Nobody enjoys planning for their own untimely departure—but the reality is, turnover in the top spot has never been higher. Consider these six suggestions to be prepared for anything.

The World Changed, So Why Didn’t McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook?

When Steve Easterbrook was fired as CEO of McDonald’s on Sunday over a personal relationship with an employee, it was yet another reminder that...

The CEOs Of The Future Aren’t Who You Think

Celebrity CEOs may be in fashion, and public image is undoubtedly part of the job. But the future CEOs who will awe and inspire us won't be those trailed by paparazzi.

The Life Cycle of the CEO: Avoiding the CEO Death Cycle

This article addresses the most common reasons that contribute to CEO failure in the hope that other CEOs can avoid this fate, which can have a devastatingly negative impact on all enterprise stakeholders.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Optimism Plateaus In March Amid Rising Inflation Worries

Chief Executive’s latest poll of CEOs finds optimism holding steady on vaccine delivery and growing demand—but increasing concerns over inflationary risk and Biden’s economic policies have dulled the outlook.