Setting Successful CEO Goals

Setting Successful CEO Goals

Leadership June 1, 2015 By: Mark Athitakis

A CEO's annual evaluation should establish performance goals for the coming year. But take care when it comes to setting quantitative targets and bonus triggers.

Everybody has a good idea of what makes for a successful CEO: More money in the bank for the associations, more members on the rolls, better products and services that address their needs, a board that thinks strategically. But when it comes time for the annual appraisal, what goals ought to be formally established? Is putting specific quantitative targets down on paper a bad idea?...