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Leadership in Action: Building the Pipeline: Leadership Succession is a Key Challenge by Anjali Hazarika

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Grooming Successors for Success

In order to build an effective, functional leadership pipeline a company has to move from a CEO-dependent culture to a more interdependent culture to support business objectives, goals, and strategies that require coordinated actions across functions, locations, and regions. This calls for developing multiple leaders to take on leadership roles at multiple levels and for thinking differently about leadership.

Think of a trapeze artist balancing himself on a tightrope while carrying two other people on his shoulders. That is what a CEO feels like as he tries to maintain a precarious balance while carrying his direct reports on his shoulders and being totally answerable and accountable for the business results. ...

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