Category Archives: COO

Organizational Design: Why You Should Not Have a President and COO | Organizational Physics by Lex Sisney

It’s a classic tale. Your company’s driven, visionary founder manages to lead your start up to takeoff and hit rapid growth mode. But then something happens, and everything starts to bog down. Those former start up struggles and early wins … Continue reading

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Second in Command: The Misunderstood Role of the Chief Operating Officer

When Larry Ellison, founder and CEO of Oracle, and his chief operating officer, Ray Lane, parted ways in 2000, the event inspired the kind of breathless reporting usually reserved for celebrity divorces. Forbes.com reporter David Einstein wondered in print, “Did … Continue reading

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Interim COO – Chief Operating Officer | Association of Interim Executives

Interim COO Spotlight: Winning in the First Days Interim executives are all about hitting the ground running. Day one isn’t about getting training or organizing a comfy corporate office, it’s about using every minute of a limited time frame to … Continue reading

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