CEO Shelf Life

Brookmire, David
October 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Oct2011, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p10
The article discusses several steps for an effective development of a chief executive officer (CEO) that is self-motivate, committed and open to change. It indicates that having a roadmap for success can help develop competencies for the leader to evolve with his role. It suggests having a 360-degree from key stakeholders through focused interviews to help CEO understand leadership effectiveness. It notes the need for CEO to ensure that they understand and accept constructive feedback.


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