How David Taylor Should Manage His Own Onboarding As Procter & Gamble’s New CEO

David Taylor’s challenges as Procter & Gamble’s new CEO would be particularly acute. He would need to complete the next steps of P&G’s “shrink to grow” turn-around by reducing the bureaucracy and reorienting leadership around a new, yet-to-be clarified growth strategy. On the one hand, his transition into the role has been smoothly orchestrated. On […]

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