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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.
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