How to Predict Failure

Buchen, Irving
July 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jul2011, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p13
The article addresses questions which may help to determine the ways prospective chief executive officers (CEOs) can fail. These include the typical work week of the holder of the position, whether there are national and overseas branches, affiliations, or partnerships, and the profiles of board members. The article also suggests how and why failure can happen and how to forestall it.


Related Articles

  • TRUTH IS LOST AMIDST CHAOS, CORPORATE CONFESSIONALS. Sraeel, Hooly // U.S. Banker;Aug2002, Vol. 112 Issue 8, p8 

    Comments on the need for board members independence from chief executive officers. Compliance of corporations with the law; Accountability of executive teams on corporate operations; Assurance of customer satisfaction by the companies.

  • ADVICE VS. OVERSIGHT. Elson, Charles M. // Conference Board Review;Summer2010, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p49 

    The author emphasizes that the role of a company's board of directors is to monitor the chief executive officer's (CEO) performance, and questions the idea that CEOs should require a board member to perform according to his or her expectations.

  • New branch coming to East Wenatchee. Herreras, Mari // Wenatchee Business Journal;Dec2005, Vol. 19 Issue 12, pA1 

    The article reports on the plan of Wenatchee, Washington-based NCW Community Bank to build its first branch in 2006. Bank president and chief executive officer Mel Hansen said that the bank is in the process of purchasing two adjacent buildings at Third Street and Rock Island Road in East...

  • Auterson elected to IEDC board. Burkey, Brent // Central Penn Business Journal;10/12/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 42, p2 

    The article reports that Darrell Auterson, president and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the York County Economic Alliance, has been elected on the board of directors of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) for two years.

  • Public Shunning. Weinberg, Neil // Forbes Asia;10/30/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 18, p32 

    The article ponders on a U.S. corporate trend in 2006 wherein CEOs are avoiding membership to public boards. Waste of time is one reason why CEOs are not interested in serving on a public board. There are also CEOs who think that it is easier to build a successful business when it is private....

  • Microfoundations of Board Monitoring: The Case of Entrepreneurial Firms. Garg, Sam // Academy of Management Review;Jan2014, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p114 

    The article presents a response from the author of the article "Venture boards: Distinctive monitoring and implications for firm performance" in which he examines the question of who in the board of directors (BOD) monitors venture management and talks about the duality of chief executive...

  • How to make better use of your board.  // ABA Banking Journal;Aug85, Vol. 77 Issue 8, p18 

    Suggests ways for chief executive officers on the effective use of board of directors on community banks in the U.S. Provision of full information; Role of the board of directors in an organization; Importance of knowledge of the banking operations.

  • BOC's Zacharias elected to ICE board of directors.  // HomeCare Magazine;Dec2012, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p8 

    The article announces that Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) elected Claudia Zacharias, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Board of Certification or Accreditation, International (BOC) to its Board of Directors on November 2012.

  • The Ever-Expanding Role of the Board. Rock, Robert H. // Directors & Boards;Spring93, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p5 

    The author comments on the expanded role of the board of directors. He mentions that the expanded role is evidenced most noticeably in the widening accountabilities of the compensation committee. He describes the trend of boards challenging the authority of their top managements and dictating...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics