Jan 23, 2011

Quoted in Mint story on Co-CEO Organizational Structure

Was recently quoted in a story on how a Co-CEO model is difficult to pull off - as is the case recently in Wipro.

Amplify’d from epaper.livemint.com
Gautam Ghosh, a human re- source (HR) consultant, said in a two-head structure it is nec- essary for the rest of the firm to know they represent different functions, and so the nomen- clature needs to be different.
“So while a CEO and COO (chief operating officer) would really be equivalent, the CEO would be external-facing and the COO could be the internal head,“ he said. “In Wipro's case, this doesn't seem to have happened.“
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