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Published: 07 February 1991

336 Pages | 9 figures

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780195065831

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The Hero's Farewell

What Happens When CEOs Retire

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

  • The first close examination of the critical role a CEO's departure style plays in helping, or hindering, the transfer of power
  • Filled with inside stories from corporate boardrooms and fresh conceptual perspectives
  • Features candid interviews with fifty prominent retired chief executives from corporations such as AT&T, Ford, Dupont, United Technologies, Raytheon, Chase Manhattan, and IBM
  • Identifies and explains the four major types of leadership departure styles: Monarchs, Generals, Ambassadors, and Governors

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