HOW TO…spot executive failure

Walton, Michael
October 2009
People Management;10/8/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 21, p27
The article discusses ways by which human resources (HR) professionals can identify executive failure. It states that HR should diagnose an organization's political hierarchy. Recognizing the importance of prestige and the assessment of the behavior indicative of potential executive failure are considered important. Also noted is the role of HR professionals as trusted and supportive colleagues in enabling the executive to rebalance and regain composure after a failure.


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