Corpus ID: 23040087

Don't hire the wrong CEO.

  title={Don't hire the wrong CEO.},
  author={W. Bennis and J. O'toole},
  journal={Harvard business review},
  volume={78 3},
          170-6, 218
A disturbing trend is going on in corporate America--CEO churning. Top executives are rapidly coming and going, keeping their jobs for increasingly shorter periods of time. The reason? Most boards are so unclear about the definition of leadership, they are picking the wrong people. CEO churning needn't be, say leadership experts Warren Bennis and James O'Toole. Boards can reverse the trend by following several guidelines. First, boards must come to a shared, accurate definition of leadership… Expand