“A CEO’s main job, because you have access to all of the information, is to see the need to change before anyone else does.”Dr. Ross took Otellini's quote further and stated a,
CEO’s primary job is to also see the early warning signs on the horizon. Another way to say this is that a CEO’s first and second job is to use his or her peripheral vision in addition to strategic vision.All obvious observations but highly pertinent especially now. As the overall reputation of corporate CEOs continues to take major hits, particularly those in the financial service industries, investors need to redouble their efforts to monitor key management changes and strategic changes at public companies they are invested in might be considering for possible investment. Take a look at Dr. Gaines story and overall blog.