By: Gail S. Perry
Have you ever noticed how a newly hired CEO often starts his/her tenure with a BANG! Making all sorts of immediate changes – whether it’s replacing the entire leadership team, reorganizing, initiating a major acquisition or spinning off a business unit? One thing that is a hallmark of new CEOs is…change! And this creates great tension and, often chaos, within the organization. Yet many of these CEOs, after 3-5 years, quietly disappear…leaving the organization different, but not necessarily better, than they found it.