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Meeting the Relationship Challenge

November 19, 2014 0 Comments

Keeping the board-CEO/GM working relationship on an even keel and healthy over the long run is a major challenge. Just the fact that strong-willed people with robust egos have to be melded into enough of a team to do the extremely complex and demanding work of governing a transportation authority is challenging enough, but other factors help to make the board-CEO/GM partnership inherently fragile and prone to erode quickly if not diligently managed. For one thing, the high-pressure atmosphere at the top of a transportation authority, where high-stakes and often tremendously thorny issues are addressed – frequently with intense public … Read the rest

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