December 21st 2011

Transition to Leadership

Almost 50% of senior appointments fail because of weak selection and inadequate on-boarding. Herminia Ibarra described in detail some of the issues and approaches that can improve leadership transitions – and, therefore, leadership effectiveness. This summary provides guidelines to this important topic along with other CRF sources.

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