Research topic: motivating future chief executives
- Focus is key for entrepreneurs. Lopez, Daniel // New Media Age;7/11/2002, p9
Examines the characteristics that a chief executive officer (CEO) must possess in order to be successful. Traits that venture capitalists are looking for in a CEO; Significance of the virtue of vision; Consequences of the absence of focus.
- Rhino-Leaders. Warren, Christian D. // Leadership Excellence Essentials;Oct2008, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p19
The author deals with the characteristics of leaders whose mind-sets are comparable to a rhinoceros. He notes that such leaders never assume that their success will be determined by the current business or economic condition. He mentions several examples of such leaders including chief executive...
- You Won't Recognize Me: Predictions About Changes in Top-Management Characteristics. Levinson, Harry // Academy of Management Executive (08963789);May1988, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p119
When costs in organizations have been cut to the bone and controls rigidly tightened, insensitivity and lack of flexibility will inhibit competitive adaptation. As a result, Levinson predicts that there will have to be a significant change in the personality characteristics of CEOs if their...
- CEOs need to give workers a little TLC. Flynn, Gillian // Personnel Journal;Feb95, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p21
Reports on the findings of a Robert Half International survey concerning chief executive officers' (CEO) responsibility in building the morale and productivity of their work force. Promotion of job satisfaction; Reduction of employee turnover.
- HR must ensure reward policies are fair for all. Willmott, Ben // Personnel Today;5/27/2003, p2
The issue of pay is always a sensitive one, so it is not surprising that feelings ran high at GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) annual meeting when shareholders voted against the board's plans to award its chief executive a potential Â£22 million if he lost his job, as of July 2003. Shareholders of GSK...
- In Troubled Waters, Hospitals Need an Able Captain. Sandnes, Michael // Trustee;Mar2008, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p32
The article presents a checklist regarding the traits of successful chief executive officers (CEOs) and boards and their ways in helping their organizations thrive. It states that effective boards must be proactive, interactive and promote a culture that supports outstanding governance and...
- Strategy. Ellis, John // Fast Company;Oct2002, Issue 63, p74
Offers observation on the behavioral pattern of chief executive officers. Characteristics of business leaders; Role of chief executive officers in stock buybacks; Elements of leadership.
- How to make it to the board. Simms, Jane; Philpott, Paul; Owen, Claire; Davidson, Hugh // Marketing (00253650);11/20/2003, p27
Marketing directors can often be found crying into their Chablis about not being taken seriously enough, earning less than the finance director and not having the chief executive's ear. Few sit on their company's main board, but rather than feeling sorry for themselves, they should set about...
- Growing stronger in tough times. Janes, Cath // Recruiter;Feb2009 Supplement, p4
The article focuses on the survival of recruiters in the midst of an industry which was affected by the recession in Great Britain. It explores on how the industry can remain optimistic and build a positive environment for employees. It also cites ways how to reassure and motivate employees and...