The work of a CEO is never finished.
They are directly accountable to shareholders, to the Board and to their members. On a more subtle level, the CEO is crucial in developing a positive organizational culture, spurring innovation and ensuring the work of their team meets industry standards and keeps a healthy bottom line.
The skills of a CEO can be learnt. Read the first 7 essentials skills below.
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