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Why is the CEO responsible for the failure of the company?

Prepare a report about why a company's CEO responsible for the failure of the company?
-also recommendations for the CEO when the company is declining or failing.
-also looking for examples showing company failure due to CEO(2 or 3 examples like why blockbuster failed due to ceo role). I am willing to know which companys in US failed due to the role of ceo.
-and an outline for the report for this case study.

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I. Discuss the role of the CEO of the company.
A. What can a CEO control and what can't he control
B. The buck stops at the top but some things are outside his control
II. List examples of CEO induced company failure
A. Could this have been averted
B. Are there examples of other similar companies that took a different path and succeeded where this company failed?
III. What should a CEO focus on
A. How does this change when times are tough for the company?
IV Conclusion

First off, discuss what a CEO has control over and what he doesn't. In a large company, a CEO has a very prominent role in the strategic direction of the company. In addressing CEO failure, it is ...

Solution Summary

The expert determines why the CEO is responsible for the failure of the company.