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Posts from ‘March, 2012’

Leading in ‘The Human Age’

In a recent study, titled Why Global Leaders Succeed and Fail, Right Management (a part of the Manpower Group) worked with Chally Group to survey over 1400 CEOs and HR professionals across the globe on their leadership development practices. The Academy for Chief Executives has worked with Right Management to bring you this newsletter which [...]

Why Global Leaders Succeed and Fail

When Right Management and Chally Group surveyed business leaders for Why Global Leaders Succeed and Fail, they looked at a number of aspects of the development and survival of CEOs in a variety of businesses worldwide. An early discovery was that most CEOs come from operational or financial backgrounds. It is only partially clear why [...]

Success comes from planned succession

As in many other areas of business life, succession planning (or the lack of it) has a lot to do with attitude. Attitude that starts with the CEO. Can the CEO, for example, outsource talent development and management to others? The report, Why Global Leaders Succeed and Fail, suggests that the answer to this is [...]

A Recipe for a Successful CEO?

In the report Why Global Leaders Succeed and Fail from Right Management, CEOs and Human Resources professionals were asked to rank the key skills of a CEO. The majority (92%) in both groups cited Creating a Strategic Vision as a key skill. In fact the top 5 skills are ranked in the same places by [...]