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The hero's farewell : what happens when CEOs retire

Author: Jeffrey A Sonnenfeld
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1. iss. as an Oxford Univ. Pr. pbk., 1. [print.]View all editions and formats
Publication:Hero's farewell.
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The author explains that that the management succession process involving chief executive officers of major corporations is affected by the heroic view that CEOs have of themselves. 'Some plan carefully and choose wisely who will succeed them. Others fight the process and must be forced out in what can be traumatic processes ... '
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey A Sonnenfeld
ISBN: 0195050916 9780195050912 0195065832 9780195065831
OCLC Number: 767957707
In: Sonnenfeld, Jeffrey A
Description: 1 online resource (VIII, 324 Seiten) : Diagramme
Responsibility: Jeffrey Sonnenfeld.

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How a business replaces its chief executive is a vital issue for a firm's future. Illustrated with case histories taken from corporate boardrooms and fresh conceptual perspectives, this book  Read more...

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`A fascinating book, not least for what it has to say about the nature of leadership and the complex psychology of those who achieve it.'The Financial Times `A pathbreaking achievement. Sonnenfeld's Read more...

 
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