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- CEO SEE-YA! Hawn, Carleen // Fast Company;May2004, Issue 82, p35
This article profiles David McCourt, chief executive officer (CEO) of cable operator RCN Corp. As stated in the five-year record of McCourt as a corporate leader, the total shareholder return of the company is 99 percent, with a peer index return of negative 65.1 percent, a Standard & Poor's...
- Replacing the boss in a holistic way. Tabakoff, Nick // BRW;09/10/99, Vol. 21 Issue 35, p76
Discusses planning for the replacement of chief executive officers in Australia. Transition policies at Woolworths Ltd., AGL Gas Cos., Lend Lease Corp. and Westpac Banking Corp.; Retention of executives through intangible, rather than contractual bonds; Alternative to the traditional succession...
- The generation game. Simms, Jane // People Management;2/6/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p26
Focuses on problems in succession planning for chief executives in British companies. Probable causes of the problems according to several reports from research firms; Consequences of the short-term tenure of executives; Reasons behind the decision of companies to accommodate external...
- God's seed -- no other will do. Bonham, Thomas W. // Wilson County News;8/20/2014, Vol. 41 Issue 34, p5B
The article relates a story about choosing a new chief executive officer (CEO) for business takeover and quotes a passage from the Bible.
- Heirs not so apparent. // Westchester County Business Journal;05/21/2001, Vol. 40 Issue 21
Presents study results on the percentage of heirs-apparent of chief executive officers (CEO). Lack of connection between good corporate performance and the promotion of an heir-apparent to CEO; Advantages of a powerful CEO.
- Race for the Corporate Throne. Brown, Donna // Management Review;Nov89, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p22
Examines how companies handle the problem of chief executive officers (CEO) succession. Effects of choosing the wrong successor; Successor to Chrysler Corp.'s Lee Iacocca; Choice of John Reed as successor to Citicorp's Walter Wriston; Successors to Campbell Soup Co.'s Gordon McGovern;...
- CEO moves bad for business. // Personnel Today;7/16/2002, p7
Reports the effects of the decreasing length of time chief executive officers (CEO) spend in their job on business firms in Great Britain. Median tenure of a global CEO; Occurrence of short-term growth; Focus on succession planning.
- Executive Update. // T+D;Dec2002, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p18
Focuses on trends in tenures of chief executive officers (CEO) of companies across the U.S. Problems that CEOs are plagued with; Factors that account for majority cases of CEO departures; Ways in which the trend of short tenures among CEOs can be prevented.
- Does your CEO really have a succession plan? Wackerle, Frederick W. // Crain's Chicago Business;9/02/96, Vol. 19 Issue 36, p11
Opinion. Focuses on the need for chief executive officers to prepare a succession plan. Possible consequences of the untimely demise of the executive.