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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 […]

Building a High Performance Organisation to Withstand Turbulent Times – by Richard Barrett

Gone are the days of stability when you could develop a strategy and confidently plan the growth of your business over a five-year period. We are now living through a different period of history–a period that is marked by unanticipated events with regional and global impacts on business. Events such as the economic crash of […]

Recipe For a Good CEO by Joe Adams

If only it were that easy! But whilst the recipe for the perfect CEO might not exist, there are definitely some basic ingredients which are required to make the creation a success … Before we identify the fundamental traits that blend together to create a successful CEO, first let’s remind ourselves of what the role […]