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Ceo Succession

The Trap of the Charismatic Leader

James M. Citrin | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business
James M. Citrin

While it is impossible and frankly wrong to ignore charisma in making people decisions, be aware of what it is and is not.

Sustainable Leadership: The Problem With Iconic Leaders

Ed Lawler | Posted 06.18.2011 | Business
Ed Lawler

There are many examples in the history of American business that demonstrate how hard it is to replace an iconic leader.

SEC Changes the Game on CEO Succession

Alicia Whitaker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alicia Whitaker

Shareholders can now challenge the board to learn more about plans for CEO succession. This is one more action that will make it less likely that the CEO can fill the board with good old boys.