Senior Executive Assessment: A Key to Responsible Corporate Governance / Edition 1by Dean Stamoulis, Stamoulis
Pub. Date: 08/18/2009
Senior Executive Assessment is a concise and practical guide to demystifying assessment that is conducted at the senior-executive level. This book defines senior executive assessment, describes its benefits, and explains how it differs from assessment at lower levels. The author also describes many of the reasons why CEOs and boards are not informed about/i>… See more details below
Senior Executive Assessment is a concise and practical guide to demystifying assessment that is conducted at the senior-executive level. This book defines senior executive assessment, describes its benefits, and explains how it differs from assessment at lower levels. The author also describes many of the reasons why CEOs and boards are not informed about executive assessment approaches and reveals how new expectations regarding corporate governance are increasing the need for transparent senior executive assessment.
The book includes an assortment of tools, forms, and exercises that can be readily used or modified for organizational use. “Good to Know” boxes throughout the book include summary points, and “Case Scenarios” sections highlight real-world examples and key issues in assessment . Highly-accessible and packed with helpful tools, this book is sure to become an invaluable resource for anyone involved in the process of senior executive assessment.
Table of Contents
Series Editor's Preface.
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.
A Part of Talent Management.
Business Situations Related to Assessment.
The Development of Senior Executives.
3. What to Assess.
Experience/Previous Results versus Behavioral Style.
Pulling It All Together.
Relationships as Opposed to Interpersonal Skills.
A Cautionary Note: The Role of Charisma.
Types of Experience/Previous Results.
Summary: Determining What to Assess.
4. How to Assess.
The Feel of Senior Executive Assessment.
5. Additional Practical Decisions.
Other Practical Issues.
The Future of Senior Executive Assessment.
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