This article appeared in “Executive Series”, a monthly feature in Canadian HR Reporter (Thomson Reuters). Edmond Mellina wrote this commentary following an event he attended about CEO successions.
A discussion with one of the authors of upcoming book “Lead the Work: Navigating a World Beyond Employment” got me to realize two things: we are at the front-end of a major transformation; and organizations will increasingly operate like the movie business. Are we ready for that?
Article written for the blog of HR People & Strategy (USA) – the executive arm of SHRM, the world’s largest HR membership organization.
I am a cyclist. It is in my blood: son of a national-level cyclist; nephew of cyclists who were born in the family or married into it; cousin and now uncle of cyclists; and one day most likely, granddaddy of a cyclist! I grew up watching countless televised races, going up the Pyrenees Mountains each July to see the Tour de France, and
Research data from NACD, Korn Ferry and CEB are painting a shocking picture about the effectiveness of current succession management practices. How bad is it? Why? What should be done about it? And maybe most importantly, who should take the lead in driving the necessary change?
Article first written for the blog of HR People & Strategy (USA) – the executive arm of SHRM, the world’s largest HR membership organization. Also appeared on the blog of the Strategy Capability Network and, in a shorter form, on Canadian HR Reporter.
In professional sports, top athletes watch video-recordings of their own games or performances. But in the corporate world, leaders are always on the go – rarely taking the time to stop and reflect. They are wasting huge opportunities to learn.
Article first written for the blog of premier US-based association HR People & Strategy (executive arm of SHRM). Also appeared on the blog of the Strategy Capability Network.