A cleaner slate and tailwinds from rising interest rates could be enough to convince another talented executive to tangle with the company's formidable activist investors.
Another longstanding reign at the engineering giant is entering its closing stages, putting the spotlight on a group of possible internal CEO candidates.
For many successful managers, life doesn't start till 58.
Large companies that combine the CEO and chairman roles now count in the minority, marking a new milestone in American corporate governance history that's been more than a decade in the making.
Which model has worked for your company best when filling the CEO position, outsider, or insider?
Let's not beat around the bush. Some American boardrooms have a dead wood problem. And it's only the very best boards that are able to identify their weakest links, and get those people to either shape up or ship out.
If an activist investor comes knocking, it may be time for CEOs to dust off their resumes.
From Viacom to Facebook, creative enterprises often struggle with CEO transitions.
One company has gone a lot further than sticking a plastic "suggestion box" to an office wall to garner staff feedback.
Two separate studies of the backgrounds of new CEOs came to one notable and perhaps surprising conclusion: Boards are hiring internal candidates for a record share of CEOs at American companies.