February 2015
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Leapfrog Leaders

Monday, February 9, 2015

More companies are selecting CEOs from further down the career ladder.

Look alive, middle managers. Research from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) shows that more boards of directors are plucking high-potential employees from lower levels of management, and appointing them to the chief executive office.


These "leapfrog leaders" are thought to bring fresher perspectives, digital savvy (especially regarding big data and social media), an "easy familiarity" with disruptive prod

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