It's rare for one Jeff to disagree with another, but Sonnenfeld says that Cunningham is wrong: GE’s recent action in firing John Flannery was not a unique, one time succession phenomena. He offers a rebuttal to the notion that these board insurrections are unique.
Josh McCarter, the founder and CEO of Booker, talks about about selling the business to competitor Mindbody and why this was the best course of action.
Snap, parent company of social media platform Snapchat, is having well-publicized issues, with executive departures and a deteriorating morale. Here are three strategies the company can take to get back on track.
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.
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.
After 12-plus years at the helm of Wall Street heavyweight Goldman Sachs, chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein will be stepping down from his position, possibly as early as the end of 2018.
As far as news announcements go, this one was pretty surprise-free. John Watson’s retirement announcement yesterday as Chairman of Chevron was not a surprise, and neither was his pick to lead the oil giant.
While most business owners realize the importance of transition planning, most say they are too busy running their business to think about what’s going to happen to it in the future, a new survey says.
We all know how much robots are threatening jobs in the manufacturing sector. And reports are increasingly showing that the services industry isn't immune either, as robots flip burgers and even dole out medical advice. Surely the CEO's job is safe though, right?
Executives who do not plan for a successor are, plain and simple, selfish leaders.