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When it is necessary to replace the CEO, directors must ask some tough questions. This 40-page guide provides 20 important questions you need to ask when carrying out this key board responsibility.
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Less than half of all CEOs leave the job due to planned retirement. The unexpected loss of a CEO presents a significant risk to any organization. Is your board ready for this kind of disruption? Do you know what to do and what to expect? What can you do to ensure a smooth transition of leadership?
In 20 Questions Directors Should Ask about CEO Succession, board consultants Peter Stephenson and Guy M. Beaudin have written a concise, easy-to-read introduction to an issue of key importance that is likely to be faced by most directors.
This is not a checklist. It’s a detailed tool designed to provide insight into what is both a key board responsibility and one of its greatest opportunities to influence the performance and future direction of the organization.
Understand the elements needed to plan a sound CEO succession process with clearly articulated roles, including how to:
This document also looks at special circumstances, such as dealing with a sudden CEO vacancy or managing succession issues in a family-owned business.
This publication is reviewed annually for relevance and accuracy.
May 22, 2019
Explore important emerging technologies in accounting, business and finance at this must-attend conference for senior leaders. Connect with peers, experts and pioneers on best-fit technology solutions for your clients or organization.
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Are you a preparer, director, practitioner, investor or contributor who reports, oversees, assesses or uses performance measures? Learn how you can help improve the quality of performance measures by leveraging this framework.
April 25, 2019
This webinar, part of CPA Canada's IFRS webinar series, provides you with the latest updates on issues of relevance to Canadian public companies, including key changes to IFRS and Canadian securities legislation.