Four factors drive the answer to how many direct reports a CEO should have:
- Tenure in the role
- The degree of cross-functional collaboration required for success
- Activities beyond the CEOs direct span
- Whether the CEO is playing a dual CEO/Chairman Role
Gary L. Neilson and Julie Wulf
In this section you’ll find reports and e-books of interest to the HR professional and organizational leaders.
Lisa Prior contributed this chapter to the book, Emerging Trends and Issues in Management Consulting, Ed. Anthony F. Buono. Download the chapter (PDF).
Listen to Lisa’s radio interview on Karen Axelrod’s How It’s Made. And, read Lisa’s introduction of her book-in-progress about the lost story of the broken contract between an American factory town and the company that supported it.