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Managing CEO succession

Ensuring a smooth succession is part of the CEO's legacy. This means working closely with the board to develop potential candidates and put a robust selection process in place.

The mindsets and practices of excellent CEOs

– The CEO’s job is as difficult as it is important. Here is a guide to how the best CEOs think and act.

Author Talks: What separates the best CEOs from the rest?

– Three McKinsey senior partners looked across more than 20 years’ worth of data on 7,800 CEOs from 3,500 public companies... across 70 countries and 24 industries to identify the mindsets that helped top chief executives deliver extraordinary impact.
Interview - Learn to Leap

How to plan a successful leadership succession at a start-up

– After spending ten years turning their start-up into a highly profitable unicorn business, the cofounders of PropertyGuru were... able to successfully hand over the reins of the business and safeguard its continued success.

The Board Perspective - Number 2

– A collection of McKinsey insights focusing on boards of directors

The Board Perspective - Number 1

– A collection of McKinsey insights focusing on boards of directors
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

CEO succession starts with developing your leaders

– Focusing on future priorities and debiasing decisions help, too.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Making the most of the CEO’s last 100 days

– For the sake of their companies—and their legacies—departing chief executives should leave things in the best possible shape.... Here’s how.

Planning for your next CEO

– It’s high time for boards to get succession planning right.

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