Research topic: motivating future chief executives

February 2010
People Management;2/11/2010, p34
The article presents a discussion of a study conducted by the Human Resource(HR) Centre of Excellence at Korn/Ferry Whitehead Mann on motivating future chief executives. The researchers interviewed chief executives, chairmen, non-executive directors, and HR directors to determine the desirable characteristics for the next generation of chief executive officers (CEOs). The study found that achievement is seen as the primary motivator for potential CEOs.


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