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This Week in Leadership (Nov 29 - Dec 5)
Questions—and answers—about the Omicron variant's impact on organizations. Plus, critical year-end moves to boost your career.
Changing CEOs carries indisputable risk to shareholder value. Corporate boards should reframe their thinking about succession planning into risk-management terms. Mitigating this talent risk requires adhering to key tenets, including creating success profiles for top executives based on future strategy; using scientific assessments to measure candidates against the profile; developing bench strength; and keeping succession and talent on the board agenda.