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Dr. Paul Winum was quoted in this Financial Times publication. The story quoted RHR International’s CEO transitions research and talked about the importance of CEO and board alignment in order for new chief executives to have success.
Dr. Thomas Saporito was quoted in an article about succession planning as it relates to companies turning to familiar faces for leadership in times of turmoil. Read the article.
Dr. Thomas Saporito was quoted extensively Chief Executive’s CEO Briefing. The story discussed the dysfunction of Hewlett Packard’s board of directors. Read the article.
Dr. Paul Winum was quoted in a story that talked about the recent ouster of JC Penney CEO Ron Johnson, citing the need for organizations to have a good emergency plan for unexpected chief executive departures.
Dr. Paul Winum was quoted throughout this blog about the benefits of a CEO having a presence within the organization as well with external sources. Glassdoor is an employee hub for job seekers to rate their experiences at certain companies. Read the article.
Dr. Guy Beaudin had a byline Op-Ed piece on Corporate Board Member’s “The Podium” website. The article described the case for governance on the “soft” issues within public companies. Read the article.
Dr. Paul Winum was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article that discussed the recent CEO change at Occidental Petroleum Corp that has become a conflict between the chairman (former CEO Ray Irani) and his successor Stephen Chazen).
The March e-Briefing of the Directors & Boards website features data from RHR International’s 2013 CEO Snapshot survey along with quotes from Dr. Thomas Saporito. The information can be found under the heading “Strategy”. Read the article.
In this special interview, Dr. Thomas Saporito elaborates on the ten important dimensions of effective CEO succession and explains why “Managing the Dynamics” may be the most important item on the list since, even if you do everything else right, attention to the psychological dynamics can make or break the succession process. Read the article.
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