Tags: CEO

Fitting brakes to the pay merry-go-round

It’s no longer just protesters outside St Paul’s Cathedral who want something done about high executive pay. Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken of the “excessive growth” in pay and a “failure” of the market to deal with it. He said he understood why it made “people’s blood boil”. Calls for pay reform gained traction…

Factors affecting leadership success and failure

Insights into the traits that global leaders need to be successful as well as the factors that most likely lead to their derailment is revealed in a survey of 1,400 CEOs and human resource professionals by global talent and career management consultancy Right Management and the Chally Group*. Asked to rate the four competencies most…

CIOs eager to rise to the role of the CEO, new report reveals

CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) today announced that a new global report, ‘The Future Role of the CIO 2011; Becoming the Boss’ has uncovered hungry CIOs wanting to advance their careers from technology to business leadership. The report, which includes global research of 685 CIOs reveals that 53% feel ideally positioned to move to the CEO role.…

Malcom Scovil: selling employee engagement to the board – the fifth element?

We may be in one of the worst recessions in recent decades, yet this isn’t a justification for businesses to demand more work, for less pay. Companies should be seriously concerned that a disengaged employee now, may well walk the moment the job market in their sector starts to recover. The government has recognised the…