Succession Planning

Eric Schmidt

Five Lessons From A Rash Of Untimely CEO Departures

A rash of unplanned transitions offer lessons to sitting CEOs at a time of waning tenures. Here are five takeaways for CEOs on when you have to exit the job unexpectedly.

Legacy Intact, Outgoing Domino’s CEO Patrick Doyle On Why He’s Leaving

Domino’s Patrick Doyle leaves behind a large legacy as CEO of the pizza chain, having overseen its ascendance to number one in its market. He explains why he’s leaving the company and his insights into business and management with Chief Executive.

Sonnenfeld: From CEO to President? Howard Schultz Checks The Boxes

Donald Trump borrowed the core iconography of mythic American business figures needed to run for President, whereas outgoing Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz actually models these five qualities.

New Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Says He Will ‘Pick Up Where Whitman Left Off’

Meg Whitman’s tenure as CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise may be coming to an end, but Antonio Neri’s stint as her successor will begin on February 1.

The Real Reason Behind the Change in CEO at Lego

Lego maintains that it still holds Padda in high esteem, and that the move is simply because the right person became available at an earlier time.

The 5 Stages of ‘Letting Go’ for Founding CEOs Who Sell

When a company is acquired by a larger organization and the founder-CEO stays on in some type of “earn out” or employment contract capacity, there are generally 5 emotional stages he or she goes through.

Do I Give the Business to My Children or Sell Out?

Baby Boomer CEOs face the question of how to dismount the tiger.

Warren Stephens Talks about a Successful Next-Generation Succession

From generation to generation, when it comes to handing over a family business, the longer the planning, the smoother the transition.

The Outsider Advantage?

Which model has worked for your company best when filling the CEO position, outsider, or insider?

Mastering the Monarch Succession

From Viacom to Facebook, creative enterprises often struggle with CEO transitions.
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CEO Confidence In U.S. Business Conditions Falls To Lowest Level Of 2018

The CEO Confidence Index has taken a tumble, thanks a trade war that CEOs say is beginning to materialize and a fear a change in the weather.
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