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Senior Executive Assessment: A Key to Responsible Corporate Governance

Senior Executive Assessment: A Key to Responsible Corporate Governance

Dean Stamoulis

ISBN: 978-1-118-71402-7

Nov 2015

168 pages

$33.99

Description

Senior Executive Assessment is a concise and practical guide that demystifies assessment that is conducted at the senior-executive level.
  • Defines Senior Executive Assessment, describes its benefits, and explains how it differs from assessment at lower levels
  • Discusses how significant shifts in markets and business models can require a change in the characteristics needed in senior executives
  • Provides a practical model with suggestions for assessing senior executives
  • Offers guidelines for determining what assessment methods to use in an organization
  • Examines practical considerations in how to choose professionals to conduct senior executive assessment
Series Editor's Preface.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1. The Case for Senior Executive Assessment.

Why CEOs and Boards Tend Not to Know a Lot about Senior Executive Assessment.

Why CEOs and Boards Are Wary of Senior Executive Assessment.

What Is Senior Executive Assessment?

The Benefits of Senior Executive Assessment.

New Expectations about Corporate Governance.

Summary.

2. Purposes.

A Part of Talent Management.

Near-Term Purposes.

Longer-Term Purposes.

Business Situations Related to Assessment.

The Development of Senior Executives.

Summary.

3. What to Assess.

Competencies.

Failure Factors.

Experience/Previous Results versus Behavioral Style.

Pulling It All Together.

Dual Capability.

Learning Agility.

Executive Intelligence.

Emotional Intelligence.

Relationships as Opposed to Interpersonal Skills.

A Cautionary Note: The Role of Charisma.

Toxic Leaders.

Types of Experience/Previous Results.

Fit.

Summary: Determining What to Assess.

Summary.

4. How to Assess.

The Feel of Senior Executive Assessment.

Methods.

Summary.

5. Additional Practical Decisions.

Development Revisited.

Coaching.

Other Practical Issues.

The Future of Senior Executive Assessment.

Summary.

Notes.

References.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

  • Defines Senior Executive Assessment, describes its benefits, and explains how it differs from assessment at lower levels
  • Discusses how significant shifts in markets and business models can require a change in the characteristics needed in senior executives
  • Provides a practical model with suggestions for assessing senior executives
  • Offers guidelines for determining what assessment methods to use in an organization
  • Examines practical considerations in how to choose professionals to conduct senior executive assessment