Ceo School: Insights From 20 Global Business Leaders by Stanislav ShekshniaCeo School: Insights From 20 Global Business Leaders by Stanislav Shekshnia

Ceo School: Insights From 20 Global Business Leaders

byStanislav Shekshnia, Kirill Kravchenko, Elin Williams

Paperback | February 26, 2018

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This book focuses on what makes a successful CEO and the paths to becoming one in today's global economy. Chapters in the book include insights by 20 top CEOs - one from each G20 country - gathered from an extensive global qualitative research project.
Through seven easy-to-digest "master classes" that demystify the role of the 21st century CEO, the authors present their findings in an accessible, conversational style that serves as a step-by-step guide for those who aspire to become CEOs, and develop essential character traits, experience, and skills required of the role.

Stanislav Shekshnia is a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Business at INSEAD and a senior partner at Ward Howell International. He provides advice and coaching to senior executives, holds several board memberships, and was previously CEO of Alfa-Telecom and Millicom International Cellular. This is his ninth book. Professor Shek...
Title:Ceo School: Insights From 20 Global Business LeadersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:154 pages, 21 × 14.8 × 0.17 inPublished:February 26, 2018Publisher:Palgrave Pivot USLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9811078645

ISBN - 13:9789811078644


Table of Contents

1 Class 1: Introduction-Getting Ready for School
2 Class 2: Personality-The Three Essential Traits of the CEO
3 Class 3: Education-Three Academic Proverbs for Future CEOs
4 Class 4: Experience-Three Dilemmas for Would-Be CEOs
5 Class 5: Meta-Skills-a C, E and O Taxonomy
6 Class 6: Roles-The Four Essential Functions of the CEO
7 Class 7: Style-Five Ways to Project Yourself as a CEO
8 Class 8: Staying at the Top (But Not Too Long)-The Five Challenges All CEOs Must Master
9 Conclusion: Lessons for Future CEOs, Their Parents and Educators

Editorial Reviews

"CEO School is the kind of concise, focused look at what works, and what doesn't, that busy leaders will appreciate. Invaluable lessons from those who've lived it." (General Stanley McCrystal, former Commander, US Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), author of the New York Times bestseller Team of Teams)"Reading through the book made me feel: I've been there, I have done that, but I wish I had read this book before." (Arzu Aslan, CEO of Tat Food, Turkey) "This thought-provoking book challenges some fundamental assumptions about what makes business leaders effective. Fascinating read!" (Marshall Goldsmith - Thinkers 50 #1 Leadership Thinker in the World and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Triggers)