The path to leadership change is fraught with challenges - even for McKinsey - but, says management guru Patrick McKenna, there are some obvious pitfalls to avoid.
Despite efforts by the world's top law firms, diverse talent remains elusive - particularly at the upper echelons of firm management.
When a firm leader's departure is predictable, firms need to take appropriate steps to ensure a controlled and effective succession process minimising the inevitable 'disruption' likely to occur.
Legal academics are sniffy about practitioners who teach. But, says Reuben Guttman, this outdated view does a disservice to the legal profession.