CEO Succession

Securing the Helm

Watch out for these five warning signs that you’re in danger of being thrown overboard.

Foursquare CEO Crowley Steps Down as Valuation is Slashed

Foursquare’s CEO Dennis Crowley is stepping down and will be replaced by Jeff Glueck, who joined as COO in 2014, the company said on Thursday. The shuffle makes Crowley the full-time executive chairman and is intended to boost the company’s advertising and enterprise businesses, according to Forbes.

CEO Succession: Is Anyone in Charge?

A new study shows that CEO succession plans are often more talk than action, Fortune says.

Succession Planning and Strategic Pay

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4 Steps to Help CEOs Get the Senior Team Right

It is a CEO’s critical responsibility to drive organizational performance through a high-performing leadership team, not only through managing and leading the team, but also through carefully, deliberately choosing the best individual leaders.

Managing CEO Succession After the CEO Has Died

Always tricky, leadership transitions get even tougher when a CEO departs the world along with the job.

The Patterns of Parting Patriarchs

The four ways CEOs leave office dictate how succession can be smoothed.

4 Things Boards Need to Consider When Building a Succession Plan

The early deaths of the CEOs of Nintendo and SurveyMonkey serve as yet another reminder to boards that succession planning for the corner office is one of a board's most important responsibilities.

Forced CEO Turnover Is Higher Among Companies With Weak Succession Plans, Survey Says

Companies that do not plan their CEO successions face greater chances for forced CEO turnovers, which translates into $1.8 billion in lost shareholder value, according to Strategy&.

3 Steps That Can Help Boards Always Be Prepared for CEO Succession

Recent media headlines are shining a spotlight on what seems to be a growing trend over the past few months—that of top leaders suddenly departing their companies. In some cases, we’ve seen a graceful stepping down; in others, sparks have flown between the board of directors and the CEO. Whether the stated reasoning was declining profits, inability to innovate, lack of product strategy or poorly focused investments, each case has a lesson to teach fellow CEOs and company boards about working together, managing expectations and planning succession.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Remains Solid In March, But Trails 2018 Levels

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in current business conditions remains flat month-over-month, at 7.3 out of 10, while confidence in future conditions decreased slightly to 6.7/10, from 6.8 in February.
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