CEO Turnover

CEO Turnover

By
David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan
CGRI Research Spotlight Series. September
2016

This Research Spotlight provides a summary of the academic literature on relation between CEO performance and turnover. It reviews the evidence of:

  • The relation between performance and likelihood of termination
  • The relation between board attributes and likelihood of termination
  • Other factors that might influence CEO performance oversight

This Research Spotlight expands upon issues introduced in the Quick Guide “CEO Succession Planning.”