Management Turnover as Change Agent

Friday, November 9, 2007

Recommended Reading - Corporate America Now Seeking Team Builder CEOs

According to an article by Nelson D. Schwartz in the November 9th International Herald Tribune, corporate America is now seeking CEOs focused on team building.
... management experts and longtime observers of corporate America say, the current environment demands, and is attracting, yet another kind of chief executive: the team-builder.

"It's someone who can assemble a team that functions as smoothly as a jazz sextet," said Warren Bennis, a professor of management at the University of Southern California.

The article goes on to indicate specific types of candidates from outside the financial industry who might be a good fit to fill CitiGroup and/or Merrill Lynch's recent vacancies at the top.

To find out more read the article.

1 comment:

Nancy said...

The NewsVisual article on TimeWarner http://www.newsvisual.com/newsvisual/2007/11/timewarners-dir.html shows the business experience of all its board members. Those are the kinds of people who can be suitable as managers for the financial sector