3 things that are undermining your legacy

08/10/2012 | Harvard Business Review online

Top bosses are finding it harder than ever to secure a lasting legacy, Thomas J. Saporito writes. Many companies now seek to appoint CEOs who can serve as "renovators" instead of "builders," putting out fires and optimizing current processes rather than building for the future. "[T]he former leaders we often associate with building great corporate legacies -- CEOs like Lee Iacocca of Chrysler or Andy Grove of Intel -- are far and few between in today's marketplace," Saporito writes.

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