CEO Succession

Temporary CEOs Can Introduce Permanent Problems

Despite 10 percent of CEO transitions initially filled with interim roles, this should be a last-resort default option, as the problems with interim appointments are numerous.

Former Best Buy Chief Hubert Joly’s 10 Keys To CEO Transition

One of Hubert Joly's proudest accomplishments is the way he and his board engineered a successful CEO transition when he stepped down as CEO of Best Buy. Here's how he did it.

An Insider’s Guide To Building Or Enhancing Your Board

Boards that are built to last evolve with the changing needs of their companies and leadership teams. Consider these four guideposts.

Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt: ‘What I’ve Learned’

Roundly blamed for leveling the house that Jack built, Immelt offers an after-action report from his tenure, with lessons for every director.

Does Your CEO Have What It Takes To Change People?

In a labor market as tight as the one we're in, improving your own talent is likely the best strategy—but not all leaders are capable of it.

Director of the Year, DaVita Chair Pamela Arway: ‘You Have To Be Bold’

Pamela Arway became chair of DaVita in 2020, just in time to help the critical care provider grapple with some of the most difficult decisions it’s ever faced.

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Director Optimism Declines For 7th Consecutive Month

After peaking in April, board members’ outlook for the future of business slipped further in November, driven by renewed Covid fears, inflation and a tight labor market.