Category: Succession

Know When To Go

CEOs need to know when they’re skills are no longer needed for the company’s growth path. Companies flourish when their performance needs are tightly aligned with a complementary CEO’s leadership skills.

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GE Whiz: If Only Flannery’s Ouster Was Unique

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.

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