There are many ways to innovate through the use of data. One of the interesting ways is through hiring and internal talent development.
Much has been written on hiring a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). As with the hiring of other senior executives, such as a Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) or Chief Financial Officer (CFO), there can be specific questions about challenges the candidate has faced in prior engagements.
For the CEO position having one who has literally been through the issue or issues most pressing to the company. In most instances, Boards will want a candidate who can lead the company through the situation currently faced. Of course, for companies like Uber, they may simply want someone who is not the prior CEO. [Read more…] about Episode 58: Using Data to Improve Your Leadership Bench Strength