Archive for August, 2011

When the going’s good, good leaders get going : Straits Times, July 27th 2011

Many CEOs adopt an attitude that makes them wait till their performance has peaked, before they begin to think about renewing the competencies of their leadership team.

It is very difficult for a CEO to start thinking about the future competencies of senior leadership when revenues are galloping with healthy profits and the Board is expressing satisfaction and rewarding management for a job well done. Such behaviour is counter-intuitive. But that is precisely when a change in leadership or leadership competencies may make the most sense.

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