On the one hand, Virginia Rometty’s transition into the CEO role at IBM should be relatively easy. The company is in good shape. She’s been there 30 years, knows everyone, and is getting the job “because she deserves it,” as her predecessor Sam Palmisano put it.
On the other hand, these transitions are never simple.
Rometty needs to keep three things in mind as she puts together and implements her New Leader’s 100-Day Action Plan:
- The basics always apply;
- Things are different when you get promoted from within;
- She should consider adjusting her team’s and the organization’s attitude .
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