In the world’s largest public 2500 companies nearly 90 percent of new CEOs have not been a CEO before. The average time in post of a Chief Executive in the NHS is 700 days. We always knew these jobs were tough and exposed.
So what? What is it about CEOs that they don’t stay around or they seldom come to a new CEO role with prior experience of the job? Or is the question the wrong way round? Is there something about followers that means CEOs don’t stick around or want to do the job again?
“We shoot leaders, don’t we?” is our latest Think Piece. What is your experience? And what can we do to prepare good leaders better for the inevitable skirmishes and battles they face? Read more here: