There is probably no corporate event which causes more concern – to shareholders, clients and employees alike – than a change of leadership. Whether planned or unexpected, the uncertainty resulting from the replacement of a company’s top executives can cause jitters in the market and lead to adverse publicity and anxiety among stakeholders.

Robust succession plans can go a long way towards quelling such concerns – so why do so few corporates in South Africa take them seriously?

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Welcome to OBSERVE Magazine Issue 15

A special issue dedicated to talent and potential

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New mentorship initiative tackling gender diversity in hospitality leadership

Despite the case for more gender-diverse boards being made many times over, there is still some w...

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Industry-wide mentoring initiative launched to fast-track female leaders in hospitality

Global executive search firm Odgers Berndtson partners with UK Hospitality, BT Sport and Elliotts.