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Boards can create a healthy climate for developing CEOs

There are six key steps to build and sustain such an environment for nurturing company chiefs

LEND A HAND: Instead of just coaching CEOs, it is the board's job to act as a resource for them, ask questions, demand learning and encourage sharing of surprising news.

COMPANIES looking to attract and retain talent cite training and development programmes as part of their multi-faceted employee value proposition. But how often is true professional development actually catered to chief executive officers (CEOs)?

It seems that many companies and their...

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