Executive succession remains a hot and contextual management topic. Hardly a day goes by that we don’t read about a CEO retiring, resigning or being asked to leave an organization. What, if any, role should an incumbent play in identifyng a worthy successor ? What wasy can the incumbent help prepare the successor for the CEO position? Noted management and leadership coach, Marshall Goldsmith in his book, Succession : Are your ready ? helps ready CEO’s prospective successors, and others for such a change in leadership.
This book is divided into four parts
• Preparing yourself
• Choosing your successor
• Coaching your successor
• Passing the Baton